lateral column of spinal cord n.
A slight protrusion of the gray matter of the spinal cord into the lateral funiculus of either side, especially in the thoracic region where it encloses preganglionic motor neurons of the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system.
- Lateral cord of brachial plexus
lateral cord of brachial plexus n. A fasciculus formed by the anterior divisions of the superior and middle trunks, giving rise to the lateral pectoral nerve and terminating by dividing into the musculocutaneous nerve and the lateral root of the median nerve.
- Lateral cuneiform bone
lateral cuneiform bone n. A tarsal bone, articulating with the intermediate cuneiform, cuboid, and navicular bones and the second, third, and fourth metatarsal bones. Also called third cuneiform bone.
- Lateral cutaneous nerve of calf
lateral cutaneous nerve of calf n. A nerve that arises from the common peroneal nerve and is distributed to the skin of the calf.
- Lateral cutaneous nerve of forearm
lateral cutaneous nerve of forearm n. A terminal cutaneous branch of the musculocutaneous nerve that supplies the skin of the radial side of the forearm.