Structure Of Spinal Cord

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Spinal Cord Injury Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    16-18" long; locatged within the vetebral canal; ends between teh 1st 7 2nd lumbar vetebrae; consists of 31 segements; branches of tehse spinal nerves connect teh CNS with different parts of the body
    • A. 

      Spinal cord

    • B. 

      Brain stem

    • C. 

      Certebral ispadonota

  • 2. 
    How many cervical cranial nerves
    • A. 

      12 pair

    • B. 

      5 pair

    • C. 

      8 pair

  • 3. 
    Thoracic canial nerves
    • A. 

      8 pair

    • B. 

      12 pair

    • C. 

      5 pair

  • 4. 
    Lumbar cranial nerves
    • A. 

      5 pair

    • B. 

      8 pair

    • C. 

      12 pair

  • 5. 
    Sacral cranial nerves
    • A. 

      5 pairs

    • B. 

      12 pairs

    • C. 

      8 pairs

  • 6. 
    Coccygeal cranial nerves
    • A. 

      5 pairs

    • B. 

      1 pair

    • C. 

      12 pairs

  • 7. 
    The conical end of the spinal cord
    • A. 

      Conus medullaris

    • B. 

      Filum terminale

    • C. 

      Cauda equina

  • 8. 
    Non-nervous tissue, mostly pia mater; arises from the conus medullaris, extends doward adn attaches to the coccyx to support the spinal cord
    • A. 

      Conus medullaris

    • B. 

      Filum terminale

    • C. 

      Cauda equina

  • 9. 
    A group of spinal nerves at the lower end of the spinal cord (lumber nerves 3,4,5 + pairs of sacral nerves + 1 pr of coccygeal nerves); resembles horse tail
    • A. 

      Conus medullaris

    • B. 

      Filum terminale

    • C. 

      Cauda equina

  • 10. 
    canal at the center of the spinal cord; connected to the 4th ventricle of the brain; contains CSF
    • A. 

      Central canal

    • B. 

      Spinal membrane

    • C. 

      Spinal canal

  • 11. 
    White matter surrounds the cental core (gray matter) of the spinal cord; white matter is divided into anterior, posterior and lateral columns (funiculi)
    • A. 

      Central canal

    • B. 

      Spinal membrane

    • C. 

      Spinal membrane

  • 12. 
    Contain bundles of myelinated nerve fibers thaqt constitute ascending and descending tracts
    • A. 

      Funiculi

    • B. 

      Axons

    • C. 

      Myelin

  • 13. 
    Gray matter contains anterior, posterior and lateral horns
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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