dorsal root


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to dorsal root: ventral root
  • noun

Synonyms for dorsal root

one of the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes dorsally to the spinal cord and that consists of sensory fibers

References in periodicals archive ?
Chemically mediated cross-excitation in rat dorsal root ganglia.
2] asphyxiation and sciatic nerve (5 mm of the lesion site), spinal cord (specifically lumbar region), dorsal root ganglion (DRG), dorsal and ventral root were extracted and stored at -80[degrees]C till further analyse were carried out.
Dorsal root entry zone microcoagulation for spinal cord injury-related central pain: Operative intramedullary electrophysiological guidance and clinical outcome.
Pulsed radiofrequency adjacent to the cervical dorsal root ganglion in chronic cervical radicular pain: a double blind sham controlled randomized clinical trial.
Cuts like the T-bone, porterhouse, standing rib roast, prime rib with bone, bone-in rib steak, and bone-in chuck blade roast may contain spinal cord tissue or tiny nerves called dorsal root ganglia, which are infectious if they come from a cow with BSE.
In any case, it will end up in Portions of the nervous system called the dorsal root ganglia, where it remains for the rest of one's life.
injury on dorsal root potentials and on transmission of afferent
Timothy Deer, Director of the Center for Pain Relief in Charleston, West Virginia and President-Elect for the International Neuromodulation Society (INS), discussed the potential of the dorsal root ganglion (DRG) as a neuromodulation target for treating difficult post surgical neuropathies, amputation pain, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) based on international clinical trial experience.
The prevention of infection and viral latency, as measured by the absence of viral infection of the dorsal root ganglia in 11 of 12 animals vaccinated with the NE vaccine.
This framework agreement will be for but shall not be limited to; Devices Consumables and other products associated with Neuromodulation procedures such as:- Spinal Cord Stimulation;- Deep Brain Stimulation;- Intrathecal Drug Pumps;- Sacral Nerve Stimulation;- Vagal Nerve Stimulation;- Peripheral Nerve Stimulation;- Occipital Nerve Stimulation;- Hydrocephalus valves and shunts;- Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation.
Brown-Sequard syndrome is characterised by damage of the ascending lateral spinothalamic tracts (which cross within one or two levels of the dorsal root entrance) resulting in contralateral loss of pain and temperature.
Furthermore, the gene is also active in the dorsal root ganglia, an aggregate of nerve cells next to the spinal cord in which the cell bodies of mechanosensory neurons are localized.
Nabilone's pain-reducing effects are believed to result from the drug's binding to cannabinoid-1 receptors in the periaqueductal gray matter of the midbrain, the rostral ventrolateral medulla, and the superficial layers of the dorsal root ganglia and spinal dorsal horn.
22) We attribute the observed decrease in hand blood flow noted on LDI in our patient population to possible dorsal root ganglia (DRG) sympathetic fiber sprouting.
Among the topics new to this edition are new uses of direct nerve and muscle stimulation with galvanic and faradic currents, sensory properties and other aspects of the dorsal root ganglion (spinal ganglion) neurons; the notion of the enteric system as a third nervous system; diseases of the neuromuscular junction; differential diagnosis of neuropathy; clinical features and molecular genetic causes of inherited motor, motor and sensory, and sensory and autonomic neuropathies; and diabetic neuropathy as more than a single disorder.