anterior horn


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Noun1.anterior horn - one of two the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and that consists of motor fibers
efferent, efferent nerve, motor nerve - a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
nervus spinalis, spinal nerve - any of the 31 pairs of nerves emerging from each side of the spinal cord (each attached to the cord by two roots: ventral and dorsal)
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Yasir suffers from the Anterior Horn Cell - a motor neuron disorder (MNDs), a debilitating disease similar to the one which British physicist Stephen Hawking suffers from -which has confined him to a wheelchair and paralysed one of his hands.
West Nile virus) have been associated with acute flaccid paralysis (AFP)--a clinical syndrome of rapidly progressive flaccid paralysis typically caused by dysfunction of the anterior horn cells, peripheral motor nerves or nerve roots, neuromuscular junction, or muscle--La Crosse virus has not been identified as a cause (3,4).
In our study, tears of the anterior horn of lateral meniscus were low on MRI as well as on arthroscopy.
However, the MRI was distinctly abnormal with focal lesion in the cranial nerve nuclei (in those with bulbar dysfunction) and/or in the anterior horn or spinal cord gray matter.
A single patient with the cyst located in the anterior horn of the lateral meniscus had a small tear in the anterior horn of lateral meniscus, and the other with the cyst located between the ACL and PCL had a partial ACL rupture.
With regard to the meniscal region, there was statistically significant differences between each of the regions and the anterior horn of the meniscus both with regard to contact area and peak contact pressure (all p < 0.
In a modification of technique described for apical anterior horn biopsy (17, 18), a sagittal plane of TRUS imaging and biopsy guidance was used.
sup][1] Compared with those neurons innervating the distal muscles of limbs, LMNs innervating axial muscles, such as the diaphragm and the paraspinal and RA muscles, were situated more medially in the anterior horn.
Peripheral disorders include abnormalities in the motor unit, especially in the anterior horn cells (e.
reported the case of a 37-year-old man with bilateral lateral meniscal malformation consisting of a duplicated anterior horn and the absence of the lateral portion of the menisci [1].

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