Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Head & Neck Q3.1

Spinal Cord, Spinal Nerves, Meninges, and Spinal Tracts

Dura Mater Dense, fibrous outer layer of meninges
Subarachnoid Space Between pia and arachnoid mater; filled with CSF
Pia Mater This innermost meninge
Conus Medullaris Conical tapered terminal of the spinal cord
What is formed by the union of the dorsal and ventral rootlets? Dorsal and Ventral Roots
At what spinal level does the spinal cord end? L1 or L2
Through what openings do the spinal nerves exit the vertebral column? Intervertebral Foramen
Cauda Equina Descending nerve rootlets below the end of the spinal cord
Cervical Enlargement C5-T1
Lumbosarcal Enlargement L1-S4
Pyramidal Decussation Axons cross over at pyramids of medulla to supply contralateral side of body
Location of Upper Motor Neurons Primary Motor Cortex
Location of Lower Motor Neurons Ventral Horn
Homunculus Distorted map of the body; illustrating either sensory or motor areas
Created by: enroth