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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It is also known that thalamotomy provides a decrease in the UPDRS motor subscore probably because the lesion in the anterior part of the zona inserta or ventrolateral nucleus also partially decreases the rigidity in thalamotomy.
(37.) Benazzouz A, Gao DM, Ni ZG, Piallat B, Bouali-Benazzouz R, Benabid AL: Effect of high-frequency stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus on the neuronal activities of the substantia nigra parsreticulata and ventrolateral nucleus of the thalamus in therat.
Similarly the binding sites in the medulla are in the paratrigeminal nucleus, the solitary tract nucleus, spinal vestibular nucleus (SPVE), rostral ventrolateral nucleus (RVL), vestibular caudoventrolateral nucleus (CVL).