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

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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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