DORSAL ROOT

A spinal root conveying sensory nerve fibres and entering the spinal cord dorsally. Also called posterior root. Compare ventral root.

DORSAL ROOT: "The dorsal root conveys sensory nerve fibres."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DORSAL ROOT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dorsal-root/ (accessed March 31, 2020).
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