Flashcards in W19/L9 Deck (10):
To what level does the spinal cord extend?
~1cm below T12
At what level do we do lumbar punctures? Why?
There's no spinal cord, just cauda equina
Where do we have white matter in the spinal cord?
What horns of grey matter do we have?
Dorsal and ventral
What does caudal refer to?
What does rostral refer to?
Superior (& then towards the beak)
White vs grey matter: The rostral spinal cord has more __
Where in the spinal cord do motor neurons live?
In the ventral horns
Which structure in the muscle tells us information about muscle stretch?