HUMAN ANATOMY Chapter 14 -



HUMAN ANATOMY Chapter 14 -
Chapter 1
Fifth Edition
Chapter 14
The Nervous System:
The Spinal Cord and
Spinal Nerves
Copyright © 2005 Pearson Education, Inc., publishing as Benjamin Cummings
Frederic Martini
Michael Timmons
Robert Tallitsch
• The central nervous system (CNS)
consists of the spinal cord and the brain.
– The spinal cord and the brain:
• Have functional independence.
– The spinal cord:
• Is more than just a highway for information.
• Integrates and processes information.
Gross Anatomy of the Spinal Cord
Figure 14.1a,d Gross Anatomy of the Spinal Cord
Gross Anatomy of the Spinal Cord:
The Meninges
Figure 14.2c Posterior View of Cord
Figure 14.2d Sectional View of Cord
Spinal Nerves
Figure 14.6a Peripheral Nerve
Figure 14.6b Electron micrograph
Peripheral Nerves
Figure 14.9 Peripheral Nerves and Nerve Plexuses
Cervical Plexus
Figure 14.10 The Cervical Plexus
Brachial Plexus
Figure 14.11a The Brachial Plexus
The Brachial Plexus
Figure 14.11b,c Anterior and Posterior Views
The Lumbar and Sacral Plexuses
Figure 14.13a Lumbar Plexus
Figure 14.13b Sacral Plexus
The Lumbar and Sacral Plexuses
Figure 14.13c Anterior View
Figure 14.13d Posterior View

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