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Definition: 'Sherrington Law'

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Sherrington law

Type: Term

Pronunciation: sher′ing-tŏn

Definitions:
1. every dorsal spinal nerve root supplies a particular area of the skin, called a dermatome3, which is overlapped, both superiorly and inferiorly, by dermatomes supplied by the adjacent dorsal spinal roots.




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