anterior root

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Synonyms for anterior root

one of two the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and that consists of motor fibers

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We propose the use of sacral anterior root stimulator (SARS) implants to prevent ischial pressure ulcers in the spinal cord injury (SCI) population.
The FT is bounded by anterior root and anterior tubercle, costotransverse bar, posterior tubercle, and posterior root in order.
(17-20) The morphology of the attachment of the anterior root of the medial meniscus varies.
Anterolaterally, the mass was causing destruction of the anterior root of the zygoma with extension into the premaxillary soft tissues.
This portal provides easy and direct access for instruments to the cyst and unstable inferior leaf without an additional incision and minimizes disturbance of the anterior root of the lateral meniscus and the connection between the peripheral meniscal rim and capsule.
James Fawcett, who heads the John van Geest Centre for Brain Repair at Cambridge, is developing a device based on the Finetech-Brindley Sacral Anterior Root Stimulator.
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