Spinal Cord

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chanchan27104
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296510
Filename:
Spinal Cord
Updated:
2015-02-22 14:38:00
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psychology
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PSY 430,Neuroanatomy
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  1. Spinal Cord
    • part of the CNS found within the spinal column
    • communicates with the sense organs and muscles, except those of the head
  2. Bell-Magendie Law
    entering dorsal roots carry sensory information and exiting ventral roots carry motor information
  3. Where are the cell bodies of sensory neurons located?
    In clusters of neurons outside the spinal cord, called theĀ dorsal root ganglia
  4. Spinal cord is comprised of
    • Grey Matter
    • White Matter
  5. Grey Matter
    located in the center of the spinal cord and is densely packed with cell bodies and dendrites
  6. White Matter
    composed mostly of myelinated axons that carry information from the gray matter to the brain or other areas of the spinal cord

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