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ventral root

any of the spinal roots that carry motor nerve fibers and arise from the spinal cord on the front surface of each side. Also called anterior root; motor root. Compare dorsal root. See also Bell–Magendie law.

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administrative controls

administrative controls

in safety engineering, managerial interventions—such as training, rotating work schedules to reduce exposure (e.g., to hazardous chemicals), and implementing clearance requirements—that can help to maintain a safe environment in the workplace. Administrative controls, supplemented by the use of personal protective equipment, are considered the second resort after engineering controls. See also hazard-control protocol.