Dorsal Horn

Intro | Central Canal | Dorsal Horn | Dorsal Root | Dorsal Root Ganglion | Grey Matter | Motor Nerve | Sensory Nerve | Spinal Cord | Spinal Nerve | Ventral Root | White Matter

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At the back of spinal cord the central grey matter forms two arms, each called a Dorsal Horn. The dorsal horns contain the cell bodies of sensory neurons. Two arms located at the front of the spinal cord, central grey matter are called ventral horns. They contain the cell bodies of motor neurons.