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capillary types

continuous
fenestrated
sinusoid

2

continuous capillaries

least leaky; adjacent endothelium cells form complete lining

3

fenestrated capillaries

endothial cells contain pores

4

sinusoid capillaries

gaps between adjacent cells, basement membranes
discontuous or absent

5

vasa vasorum

blood supply to vessel wall (large vessels only)

6

conus medullaris

where spinal cord tapers

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cauda equina

axons off conus medullaris

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filium terminale

within the cauda equina - thin stand of pia mater that helps anchor the spinal cord

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dermatome

a specific segment of skin supplied by a single spinal nerve