dorsal column


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dorsal column

[′dȯr·səl ′käl·əm]
(neuroscience)
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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Dorsal column function after epidural and spinal blockade: implications for the safety of walking following low-dose regional analgesia for labour anaesthesia.
Intraspinal injection of GalC antibodies plus serum complement proteins induced a well-defined region of demyelination (*) within the dorsal column (Figure 1(d)).
Ascending projections of the dorsal column and external cuneate nuclei in the pigeon.
It anticipates the cage containing the dorsal column in The palace at 4 a.m., and although its contents are of ambiguous nature--here seeming plant-like, there quasi mechanical--they can also be read anatomically as internal organs.
Cutting other ascending tracts of the spinal cord that run through the dorsal column could disrupt any of several kinds of sensory signals on their way to the brain.
It has been reported that most (87%) of the SCA3 patients had somatosensory evoked potential abnormalities, especially in the lower limbs, which was due to degenerative lesions in the dorsal column of the spinal cord.
The patient was deemed to be a candidate for permanent implantation of dorsal column stimulator.
We have demonstrated that the KIF1A probe recognizes mRNAs in a cluster of OLs in the dorsal column of a young rat spinal cord and in cultured mouse brain OLs [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED].
shift of afferent drive of dorsal column nuclear cells following
Sensations pertaining to lateral columns and dorsal columns were intact throughout, with no dissociation.
This lesion demonstrated restricted diffusion on the DWI sequence and involved the anterior gray, lateral gray and lateral funiculus of the right hemicord with sparing of the dorsal columns (Figure 3).

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