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:
A fan of nerve fibers below the spinal cord:
The spinal cord carries all the nerves to and from the _____ and _____ part of the body.
The pathway for impulses to and from the brain:
Inner region of spinal cord is _____ matter.
The gray matter in the spinal cord contains _____ _____ and _____.
Cell bodies, dendrites.
The outer region of the spinal cord is the _____ matter.
The white matter in the spinal cord contains _____ _____ with _____ _____.
Nerve fibers, myelin sheaths.
The spinal cord conducts _____ to and from the brain:
The CSF travels through the _____ _____ in the spinal cord.
Three layers of connective tissue:
Dura mater, arachnoid membrane, and pia mater.
The two spaces in the meninges:
Subdural space, subarachnoid space.
Thick, tough, outermost membrane of the brain & spinal cord; contains channels, which contain blood:
Channels between the dural mater and arachnoid membrane, carries blood:
The arachnoid (middle) membrane of the meninges is attached to the other two by _____-_____ _____.
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 _____ _____.
The innermost layer of the meninges is the _____ _____.
Pia in Latin means:
The meninges that is composed of connective tissue is the _____ _____.
The connective tissue of the pia mater has a rich supply of _____ _____.
The pia and arachnoid membranes are referred to together as the: