Posterior median sulcus of spinal cord

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Posterior median sulcus of spinal cord
Transverse section of the medulla spinalis in the mid-thoracic region.
Medulla spinalis - Section - English.svg
Latin sulcus medianus posterior medullae spinalis
Gray's subject #185 752
Dorlands/Elsevier s_28/12769176

The posterior median sulcus is very shallow; from it a septum of neuroglia reaches rather more than half-way into the substance of the medulla spinalis; this septum varies in depth from 4 to 6 mm., but diminishes considerably in the lower part of the medulla spinalis.

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