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Chp 10-Nervous Sys 3

Spinal Cord, Meninges: Davi-Ellen Chabner The Language of Medicine 8th Edition

The spinal cord is a column of _____ tissue extending from the medulla oblongata to the _____ _____ vertebra, within the vertebral _____. Nervous, second lumbar, column.
From horse's tail, in Latin: Cauda equina.
A fan of nerve fibers below the spinal cord: Cauda equina.
The spinal cord carries all the nerves to and from the _____ and _____ part of the body. Limbs, lower.
The pathway for impulses to and from the brain: Spinal cord.
Inner region of spinal cord is _____ matter. Gray.
The gray matter in the spinal cord contains _____ _____ and _____. Cell bodies, dendrites.
The outer region of the spinal cord is the _____ matter. White.
The white matter in the spinal cord contains _____ _____ with _____ _____. Nerve fibers, myelin sheaths.
The spinal cord conducts _____ to and from the brain: (Nerve) Impulses.
The CSF travels through the _____ _____ in the spinal cord. Central canal.
Three layers of connective tissue: Dura mater, arachnoid membrane, and pia mater.
The two spaces in the meninges: Subdural space, subarachnoid space.
Outermost meninges: Dura mater.
Thick, tough, outermost membrane of the brain & spinal cord; contains channels, which contain blood: Dura mater.
Channels between the dural mater and arachnoid membrane, carries blood: Dural sinuses.
Middle meninges Arachnoid membrane.
The arachnoid (middle) membrane of the meninges is attached to the other two by _____-_____ _____. Web-like fibers.
Arachnoid means: Spider-like. Names the middle meninges because of the web-like fibers.
What structure allows CSF to travel within the meninges? Arachnoid membrane (web-like fibers).
The CSF in the brain is in the _____ _____. Subarachnoid space.
The innermost layer of the meninges is the _____ _____. Pia mater.
Pia in Latin means: Delicate.
The meninges that is composed of connective tissue is the _____ _____. Pia mater.
The connective tissue of the pia mater has a rich supply of _____ _____. Blood vessels.
The pia and arachnoid membranes are referred to together as the: Pia-arachnoid.
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