Substantia Gelatinosa

January 2004
Encyclopedic Reference of Molecular Pharmacology;2004, p890
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An encyclopedia entry for Substantia gelatinosa is presented. It refers to a part of the dorsal horn of the spinal cord, also known as lamina II. It is composed of interneurons, both excitatory and inhibitory. Some of these interneurons respond only to nociceptive inputs, while others respond to non-noxious stimuli.


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