Grey commissure

The grey commissure is a thin strip of grey matter that surrounds the central canal of the spinal cord and, along with the anterior white commissure, connects the two halves of the cord. It comprises lamina X in the Rexed classification.

Grey commissure
Medulla spinalis - Substantia grisea
Spinal cord. (Grey commissure is #3, near center.)
Latincommissura grisea anterior medullae spinalis, commissura grisea posterior medullae spinalis
NeuroNames1665, 1649
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy
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