rami

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ra·mi

 (rā′mī′)
n.
Plural of ramus.

rami

(ˈreɪmaɪ)
n
1. (Biology) the plural of ramus
2. (Zoology) the plural of ramus

ra•mus

(ˈreɪ məs)

n., pl. -mi (-mī).
a small branch, as of a stem, vein, or bone.
[1795–1805; < Latin rāmus branch, twig, bough]
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Anatomical study and clinical significance of the rami communicantes between cervicothoracic ganglion and brachial plexus.
There, it synapses with second order neurons whose pre-ganglionic cell bodies give rise to axons, which exit the white rami communicantes of the spinal cord via the anterior horn and enter the sympathetic chain in the neck, synapsing in the superior cervical ganglion.

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