NERVE ROOT

are the part of the nerve body which connects directly to either the spinal cord or the brain.

NERVE ROOT: "Nerve roots normally connect directly to the brain or the spinal cord and run through to their effectors."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NERVE ROOT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nerve-root/ (accessed May 10, 2021).
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