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Term:Abnormality of the dorsal column of the spinal cord
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Accession:HP:0011397 term browser browse the term
Definition:An abnormality of the dorsal columns, i.e., of the dorsal portion of the gray substance of the spinal cord. The dorsal column consists of the fasciculus gracilis and fasciculus cuneatus and itself is part of the dorsal funiculus.
Comment:The dorsal column represents an ascending pathway mediating well-localized fine touch and conscious proprioception.
Synonyms:xref: UMLS:C4023376

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the nervous system 0
        Abnormal nervous system morphology 0
          Morphological central nervous system abnormality 0
            Abnormality of the spinal cord 0
              Abnormality of the dorsal column of the spinal cord 0
                Dorsal column degeneration 0
                Pallor of dorsal columns of the spinal cord 0
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