dorsal column(redirected from Posterior column-medial lemniscus pathway)
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dorsal column[′dȯr·səl ′käl·əm]
A column situated dorsally in each lateral half of the spinal cord which receives the terminals of some afferent fibers from the dorsal roots of the spinal nerves.
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