Clarke, Jacob A. L.


British anatomist, 1817-1880.

Clarke body

One of the alveolar sarcomatous intranuclear bodies of the breast.

Clarke column

The posterior thoracic nucleus of the spinal cord. It contains secondary afferents involved with proprioception. Located between T1-L3 spinal cord segments.
SYN: SEE: dorsal nucleus of the spinal cord; SEE: nucleus dorsalis; SEE: posterior thoracic nucleus