segments of livermedical dictionary

Preferred term: hepatic segments

segments of spinal cordmedical dictionary

Portions of the spinal cord corresponding to the line of attachment of the roots of the individual spinal nerves. These are the cervical spinal cord segments [C1-C8]; the thoracic spinal cord segments [T1-T12]; the lumbar spinal cord segments

Origin: L1-L5]; the sacral spinal cord segments [S1-S5]; and the coccygeal spinal cord segments [Co1-Co3].

Synonyms: segmenta medullae spinalis.

(05 Mar 2000)

segments of spleenmedical dictionary

Splenic territories receiving independent arterial supply or drained by independent roots of the splenic vein.

Synonyms: segmenta lienis.

(05 Mar 2000)