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Cervical Plexus

Supplies head and neck

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Brachial Plexus

Supplies shoulders and arms

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Lumbosacral Plexus

Supplies abdomen and legs

4

Coccygeal plexus

Supplies floor of pelvic cavity

5

Reflexes test:

Health of spinal nerves

6

Dermatomes

Skin sections used by clinicians to help diagnose spinal cord injuries

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Tough mother

Dura mater

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Cob webby meninge

Arachnoid mater

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Subarachnoid space

Contains CSF

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Delicate mother

Pic mater

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Lumbar puncture:

Tests health of CSF
done in the subarachnoid space in lumbar region between L4 and L5 (at the cauda equina)