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1

What nervous structures pass from the spinal cord to the periphery

Spinal Nerves (LMN, lower motor neurons)

2

Where do the spinal nerves leave the vertebral column?

Intervetrebral formamen

3

What arises from the spinal cord to form a spinal nerve

Dorsal (sensory) and ventral (motor) roots

4

What are the two main branch sod spinal nerves?
what do they carry

Dorsal and ventral branches (mixed motor and sensory fibers)

5

What areas do the ventral and dorsal motor branches of the spinal nerves supply motor innervation?

Ventral: muscles ventral to the transverse process of the vertebrae process of the vertebrae ;
Dorsal: muscles dorsal to the transverse processes, sensory innervation not exactly the same

6

What spinal nerve branches supply sensation from the skin of the abdominal wall and back

Dorsal: back (above the transverse process) and upper flank (area just below the transverse process), ventral:rest