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UB PGY 300 NS1

Overview of CNS

Central Nervous System Nervous system region contained in the skull and vertebral column. Made up of the brain and spinal cord.
Peripheral Nervous System nerves that leabe the central region to innervate other structures
The spinal cord is made up of repeating _____ segments
What are the names of the membranes of the spinal cord? Pia, Arachnoid, Dura (strongest)
What is the purpose of the meninges in the spinal cord? coat the spinal cord and offer protection
Central canal gray matter stretching down the spinal cord
spinal tap puncture spinal cord to remove cerebral spinal fluid
dorsal root carries incoming sensory info, synapses on the dorsal horn
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