Anterior horn

anterior horn

anterior horn n.

the front section of the lateral ventricle of the brain, extending forward from monro’s foramen. also called ventral horn.

the front or ventral gray column of the spinal cord in cross section. also called ventral horn.

historical examples

in one part there was an acute destruction of the anterior horn and an infiltration of round cells.
handbook of medical entomology william albert riley

some of the cells of the anterior horn were swollen and the nuclei eccentric; chromatolysis had occurred in many of them.
handbook of medical entomology william albert riley

from this synapsis the lower neurone proceeds, its axons travelling to the anterior horn and arborising around the motor cells.
manual of surgery volume second: extremities–head–neck. sixth edition. alexander miles

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