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Flashcards in W19/L9 Deck (10):
1

To what level does the spinal cord extend?

~1cm below T12

2

At what level do we do lumbar punctures? Why?

L3/L4

There's no spinal cord, just cauda equina

3

Where do we have white matter in the spinal cord?

Dorsal
Lateral
Ventral

4

What horns of grey matter do we have?

Dorsal and ventral

5

What does caudal refer to?

Inferior

6

What does rostral refer to?

Superior (& then towards the beak)

7

White vs grey matter: The rostral spinal cord has more __

White matter

8

Where in the spinal cord do motor neurons live?

In the ventral horns

9

Which structure in the muscle tells us information about muscle stretch?

The spindles

10

WHich structure in the muscle tells us about force of muscle contraction?

The tendon organ