Flashcards in Basic Spinal Cord Anatomy Deck (16)
The spinal cord (SC) ends at _______.
The white matter outside is ______________.
The ______ matter inside is mostly unmyelinated.
The SC extends from the __________ __________ to vertebra L1-2.
What is the name of the cone-shaped end of the spinal cord?
What is the spinal cord (SC) protected by?
The ______ mater continues caudally beyond the SC as the filum terminale.
What does the pia mater become as it continues caudally beyond the SC?
The filum terminale passes through the dura to attach to what, anchoring the spinal cord?
What passes through the dura to help anchor the spinal cord to the coccyx?
What is the subarachnoid space (containing the cauda equina) filled with?
What is the name given to the bundle of spinal nerves which originate in the conus medullaris at the L2?
(latin for horse's tail)
The dura mater extends to _____.
What is the dura known as, where it extends to S2?
What is the epidural space located between?
INTERIOR SURFACE OF NEURAL CANAL