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n :  a longitudinal subdivision of the spinal cord that resembles a column or pillar: as  a  :  any of the principal longitudinal subdivisions of gray matter or white matter in each lateral half of the spinal cord - see DORSAL HORN GRAY COLUMN LATERAL COLUMN1 VENTRAL HORN  - compare FUNICULUSa    b  :  any of a number of smaller bundles of spinal nerve fibers  :  FASCICULUS .
Similar sounding terms:  cal·a·mine  co·la·mine  co·lum·bin  co·lum·na 

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