HyperDic: spinal_cord

English > 1 sense of the expression spinal cord:
NOUNbodyspinal cord, medulla spinalisa major part of the central nervous system which conducts sensory and motor nerve impulses to and from the brain
English > spinal cord: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA major part of the central nervous system which conducts sensory and motor nerve impulses to and from the brain; a long tubelike structure extending from the base of the brain through the vertebral canal to the upper lumbar region.
Synonymmedulla spinalis
Part ofcentral nervous system, CNS, systema nervosum centraleThe portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
PartsGolgi's cell, Golgi cellA neuron in the cerebral cortex with short dendrites and with either a long axon or a short axon that ramifies in the grey matter
spinal fluid, cerebrospinal fluidClear liquid / liquid produced in the ventricles of the brain
spinal vein, vena spinalisveins that drain the spinal cord
BroaderfuniculusAny of several body structure resembling a cord
neural structureA structure that is part of the nervous system
Spanishmedula espinal, médula espinal
Catalanmedul·la espinal
Adjectivescerebrospinalof or relating to the brain and spinal cord
myeloid, myelicof or relating to the spinal cord

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