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Tracts of the Spinal Cord

The tracts are referred to as after the names of masses of grey matter joined by them. Their names normally contain 2 parts (or terms), the very first term indicates the origin and second the conclusion of the tract. As an example, a tract originating in cerebral

Articular Processes

The neural arch consists of four articular processes, two superior along with two inferior. The superior processes protrude rather more from pedicles and articulate with the inferior articular processes of the vertebra above. The inferior articular processes articulate with superior articular processes of the vertebra below and

Dural Sac/ Thecal Sac

The Dural SAC is the protective membrane of the spinal canal that encloses it and is located all-over spinal cord. The cerebral spinal fluid is also enclosed inside it, which is vital and helps in maintaining a fully functioning spine. It contains the spinal cord and within

Vertebral Canal/Spinal Canal

Within the vertebral column, there is an extended cavity called the vertebral canal. When the vertebrae are set together within the vertebral column, the entire series of vertebral foramina stacked one over another is called Vertebral canal or Spinal canal. This canal houses the Spinal cord along

Dens (Odontoid Process)

The dens is a protuberance (process or projection) of the C2 vertebra or axis which is also called the odontoid process. It is the most prominent feature of the c2 vertebra. It has a small contraction where it connects with the main body of the vertebra. It is originally made up

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