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anterior horn

anterior horn in Medicine

anterior horn n.

  1. The front section of the lateral ventricle of the brain, extending forward from Monro's foramen. Also called ventral horn.

  2. The front or ventral gray column of the spinal cord in cross section. Also called ventral horn.

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