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Human Anatomy and  Physiology 1110 Spinal Cord and Spinal  Nerves
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1.Describe the overall structure and function of the   spinal cord.  2.Describe anatomical structure of the protective  coverings of the spinal cord.  3.Explain the overall process of sensory input and  motor output with respect to the spinal cord  structures.  4.Define a reflex, and describe several physiological  examples.  5.Describe the structure of peripheral nerves and the  organization and innervation of the 31 pairs of  spinal nerves.  Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves: Learning Objectives
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Extends from foramen magnum to second  lumbar vertebra Segmented Cervical  Thoracic Lumbar Sacral Gives rise to 31 pairs of spinal nerves Not uniform in diameter throughout length Cervical enlargement : supplies upper  limbs Lumbar enlargement : supplies lower limbs Conus medullaris: tapered inferior end. 
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