Definitions of Substantia Gelatinosa

  1. Gelatinous-appearing material in the dorsal horn of the spinal cord, consisting chiefly of Golgi type II neurons and some larger nerve cells. Medical Dictionary DB
  2. The grey matter of the spinal cord. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  3. substance sheathing posterior horn of spinal cord and lining the central canal. American pocket medical dictionary.
  4. Neuroglia having a transparent, jellylike appearance when fresh. Appleton's medical dictionary.