White matter Spinal cord

Synonyms Medical: Substantia alba spinalis CNS, spinal cord, brain, nerve cell, gray matter spinal cord Spinal cord in general Like the brain, the spinal cord belongs to the central nervous system (CNS) and runs in the spinal column, more precisely in the spinal canal. The spinal cord is connected at the top to a part … Read more

Vegetative spinal cord | White matter Spinal cord

Vegetative spinal cord Vegetative path: Vegetative pathways are responsible for controlling unconscious processes such as digestion, sweating, blood pressure, etc. Fasciculus longitudinalis posterior (posterior longitudinal bundle) This path runs from the hypothalamus to the vegetative nerve cells, from where they innervate (control) the intestines, genital organs and the sweat glands of the skin. All articles … Read more

Spinal GanglionGanglion Cell

Synonyms Medical: Neuron, ganglion cell Greek: Ganglion = node brain, CNS (central nervous system), nerves, nerve fibers Declaration Ganglia are nodular accumulations of nerve cell bodies outside the central nervous system (= brain and spinal cord). They therefore belong to the peripheral nervous system. A ganglion usually serves as the last switch point before the … Read more

Spinal Cord Nerves

Synonyms Medical: Nervi spinal spinal nerves, CNS, spinal cord, brain, nerve cell Declaration Humans possess 31 pairs of spinal nerves (spinal cord nerves), which pass between the individual vertebrae through the intervertebral holes, i.e. (almost) analogous to the division of the spinal cord on each side: this uniform structure can give the impression of segmentation, … Read more

Ignition | Spinal Cord Nerves

Ignition A direct inflammation of the spinal nerve (spinal nerve) is not an independently described clinical picture, but an inflammation of a nerve root in the area of the spinal cord can occur.The spinal nerve is formed by the union of both nerve roots, the anterior and posterior root; if there is an inflammation of … Read more

Grey matter spinal cord

Synonyms Medical: substantia grisea spinalis CNS, spinal cord, brain, nerve cells Declaration According to REXED, the grey spinal cord substance, which is butterfly-shaped in cross-section, can be divided into 10 layers (Laminae spinalales I-X). Layers I-VI form the posterior horn – the rear column (somatosensory = feeling), layers VIII and IX the anterior horn – … Read more

Inland cells | Grey matter spinal cord

Inland cells The inner cells receive nerve impulses from the sensitive nerve cells (neurons) located in the spinal ganglia and send their extensions (axons) to the posterior horn of the spinal cord. However, their axons remain within the gray matter and transmit the incoming information to different other nerve cells, depending on the cell type. … Read more

Tractus spinobulbaris

Synonyms Medical: Substantia alba spinalis CNS, spinal cord, brain, nerve cell, gray matter spinal cord Introduction This text tries to present the very complex interrelationships in the spinal cord in an understandable way. Due to the complexity of the topic it is aimed at medical students, doctors and very interested laymen. Declaration The Tractus spinobulbaris … Read more

Diseases | Tractus spinobulbaris

Diseases If the rear strand tract is damaged, the so-called rear strand ataxia occurs. Here, movements are uncoordinated and the gait pattern is very uncertain. Patients have a marked tendency to fall because information about the position of joints and muscles in space is no longer adequately passed on and the extent of movements can … Read more

Tractus spinothalamicus

Synonyms Medical: Substantia alba spinalis CNS, spinal cord, spinal nerve tract, brain, nerve cell, spinal ganglia, gray matter spinal cord Introduction This text tries to present the very complex interrelationships in the spinal cord in an understandable way. Due to the complexity of the topic it is aimed at medical students, doctors and very interested … Read more