Spinal nerve roots
(Dorsal Roots; Spinal Roots; Ventral Roots)

The paired bundles of nerve fibers entering and leaving the spinal cord at each segment. The dorsal and ventral nerve roots join to form the mixed segmental spinal nerves. The dorsal roots are generally afferent, formed by the central projections of the spinal (dorsal root) ganglia sensory cells, and the ventral roots efferent, comprising the axons of spinal motor and autonomic preganglionic neurons. There are, however, some exceptions to this afferent/efferent rule.


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Relation of <b>Spinal Nerve Roots</b>
Relation of Spinal Nerve Roots

Relation Of <b>Spinal Nerve Roots</b>
Relation Of Spinal Nerve Roots

What is a <b>cervical nerve root</b>
What is a cervical nerve root

<b>cervical spinal nerve</b> is
cervical spinal nerve is

The <b>spinal nerves</b> exit from
The spinal nerves exit from

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"horse tail" = spinal nerves

of the <b>spinal nerve roots</b>
of the spinal nerve roots

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Cervical Radiculopathy

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