Anatomy (Greek ''anatomē'', 'dissection') is the branch of biology
Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chemical processes, Molecular biology, ...
Neurology (from el, , "string, nerve" and the suffix , "study of") is a branch of dealing with . Neurology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of conditions and disease involving the and s (and their subdivisions, the ...
, the ventral root, motor root or anterior root
is the efferent
An engine or motor is a machine
A machine is a man-made device that uses power to apply forces and control movement to perform an action. Machines can be driven by animals and people
A people is a plurality of person
A person ( ...
root of a
A spinal nerve is a , which carries motor, sensory, and autonomic signals between the and the body. In the there are 31 pairs of spinal nerves, one on each side of the . These are grouped into the corresponding , , , and regions of the spine. ...
At its distal end, the ventral root joins with the
The dorsal root of spinal nerve (or posterior root of spinal nerve or sensory root) is one of two "roots" which emerge from the spinal cord
The spinal cord is a long, thin, tubular structure made up of , which extends from the in the to the ...
to form a mixed spinal nerve.
Image:Cervical vertebra english.png, Cervical vertebra
Image:Medulla spinalis - Section - English.svg, Medulla spinalis
Image:Gray675.png, A spinal nerve with its anterior and posterior.
Image:Gray764.png, The motor tract.
Image:Gray770-en.svg, Diagrammatic transverse section of the medulla spinalis and its membranes.
Image:Gray796.png, A portion of the spinal cord, showing its right lateral surface. The dura is opened and arranged to show the nerve roots.
Image:Gray799.svg, Scheme showing structure of a typical spinal nerve.
* - "Autonomic Connections of the Spinal Cord"
* - "Spinal Root Nerve Fibers"
Diagram at tcc.fl.edu (look for #2)
Peripheral nervous system