In anatomy and neurology, the ventral root or anterior root is the efferent motor root of a spinal nerve.
At its distal end, the ventral root joins with the dorsal root to form a mixed spinal nerve.
A spinal nerve with its anterior and posterior.
The motor tract.
Diagrammatic transverse section of the medulla spinalis and its membranes.
A portion of the spinal cord, showing its right lateral surface. The dura is opened and arranged to show the nerve roots.
Scheme showing structure of a typical spinal nerve.