Anatomy and Physiology I-Anatomy of the Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves

"The learning object includes the major structures and regions of the spinal cord as well as the location, structure and function of the spinal nerves. Topics include 1) the structure and function of the spinal cord, 2) the arrangement of gray and white matter in the cord and 3) neural disorders. A video and Self-Assessment quizzes are included. This grant product was created by the Community College Consortium for Bioscience Credentials and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License."
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Forsyth Technical Community College
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Anterior Column|Anterior Corticospinal Tract|Ascending Tract|Cauda Equina|Cervical Enlargement|Central Canal|Corticobulbar Tract|Corticospinal Tract |Descending Tract|Dorsal (posterior) Nerve Root|Dorsal (posterior) Root Ganglion|Foramen Magnum|Intercostal Nerve|Lateral Column|Lateral Horn|Lateral Corticospinal Tract|Lumbar Enlargement|Posterior Columns|Posterior Horn|Posterior Median Sulcus|Spinal Nerve|Spinothalamic Tract|Ventral (anterior) Nerve Root

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Biological and Biomedical Sciences (26)
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English (United States)
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Anatomy and Physiology I


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