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tcc crossland ch14

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Describe the structure and function of the spinal cord a. Conducts information to and from the brain b. Is involved in integration and processing functions as well c. Coordinates spinal reflexes, makes decisions instead of brain….so if pain is felt it reacts before the brain
Describe the spinal cords development in embryo the neural tube is the embryo's precursor to the central nervous system. The neural groove gradually deepens as the neural folds become elevated, and ultimately the folds meet in the middle line and convert the groove into a closed tube, the neural tube
Know the location and functional significance of enlargements of the spinal cord. a. Cervical enlargement increase sensory and motor needs on upper limbs b. Lumbosacral enlargement increase sensory and motor needs on lower limbs
What is White matter in the spinal cord myellinated; contains primarily bundles of axons
How is the white matter broken up Divided in to 6 columns on outside 2 posterior white columns 2 lateral white columns 2 anterior shite columns
What are the track of the white matter and what do they do ii. Each column contains may tracts 1. Ascending tracts relay information form spinal cord to brain 2. Descending tracts carry information from brain to spinal cord
Created by: sarah.teacher36