anterior horn

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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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anterior horn

noun
one of two the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and that consists of motor fibers [syn: ventral root
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