Human Anatomy ch. 13 Spinal Cord

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Human Anatomy ch. 13 Spinal Cord
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  1. Meninges are _____ ____ tissue coverings that encircle the ____ ___ & ___
    • three
    • connective
    • spinal cord
    • brain
  2. Dura Matter is the most ____ of the three meninges. It's composed of ____ ____ ____ tissue.
    • superficial
    • dense irregular connective
  3. The middle meninx is an _____ covering called the ______ mater. It's composed of ____ fibers & some ____ fibers.
    • avascular
    • arachnoid
    • collagen
    • elastic
  4. The innermost meninx is a thin ____ tissue layer that ____ to the surface of the ___ ____ & ____, this is known as the _____ mater.
    • Connective
    • adheres
    • spinal cord
    • brain
    • pia
  5. The ____ ____ is inferior to the lumbar enlargment, the ____ ____ terminates as a tapering concial structure.
    • conus medullaris
    • spinal cord
  6. The cauda equina is the:
    roots of the nerves
  7. When getting a Spinal Tap (=lumbar puncture) the needle is insrted where?
    between L3 and L4, into subarachnoid space
  8. When a woman recieves an epidural the needle is inserted:
    just superficial to dura mater
  9. 1.Epineurium
    2.Endoneurium
    3.Perineurium

    A. around fascicles (bundles of axons)B. around entire nerve
    C. around a single axon
    • 1. B.around entire nerve
    • 2. C. around a single axon
    • 3. A. around fascicles (bundles of axons)
  10. Cervical Plexus:
    • C1 - C5
    • Phrenic Nerve
  11. Brachial plexus:
    • • C5-T1
    • • Radial nerve
    • • Median nerve Ulnar nerve
  12. Carpel Tunnel Syndrome:
    Carpal tunnel compresses median nerve
  13. Lumbar plexus:
    • • L1-L4
    • • Femoral nerve
  14. Sacral plexus:
    • • L4-S4
    • • Sciatic nerve
  15. Nerve (or spinal cord) damage may be
    diagnosed by:
    lack of sensation in specific areas of the body
  16. Anterior horn
    Anterior- contain somatic motor nuclei

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