Class X | Spinal Cord

  • Spinal cord extends from the medulla oblongata portion of the brain to the lumber region, passing through the neural canal of the vertebral column.
  • It is cylindrical in shape and from each segment of the spinal cord, two spinal nerves arise.
  • In human 31 pairs of spinal nerves are present.
  • Each spinal nerve is a mixed nerve and possesses both sensory and motor nerve.
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