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In a reflex arch, the muscle or gland that responds with an action

Effector

2

A group of lumbar, sacral, and coccygeal nerves that branch off the lower end of the spinal cord

Cauda Equina

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Opening that runs lengthwise through the spinal cord; CSF circulates through it

Central canal

4

Lymphatic fluid-filled space between the arachnoid and dura matter

Subdural space

5

Matter within the spinal cord shaped like the letter "H"

Gray matter

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Fat-filled space between the vertebrae and dura matter

Epidural space

7

Reflex arc structure that passes the impulse from the receptor to the CNS

Sensory neuron

8

Part of a spinal nervosa containing sensory nerve fibers that carry impulses toward the spinal cord.

Posterior root

9

Tough outermost layer of the meninges

Dura mater

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Filament that anchors the inferior portion of the spinal cord

Film terminale

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Regions in the CNS that connects the sensory and motor portions of the flex arc

Integrating center

12

Cone-shaped tip of the spinal cord

Conus medullaris

13

Tracts of white matter that run up and down the spinal cord

Columns

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Cobweb-like middle layer of the meninges

Arachnoid

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Area in the occipital lobe, permits vision

Primary visuola

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Area in the temporal lobe, permits hearing

Primary auditory

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Cerebral are that controls smell

Primary olfactory

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Area in the. Frontal lobe, translates thoughts into speech

Motor speech (brica's)

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Cerebral area that integrates general and special sensations to form a common though

Common integrative

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Bones of the spine that enclose and protect the spinal cord

Vertebrae