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Visual Sense
...  from the nasal retina crosses the optic chiasm and the message goes to the opposite side of the brain. Beyond it, the optic tract receives the message and terminates it to the visual cortex in the Occipital lobe, where analysis of input  ...

Spinal Nerves
...  will carry out the appropriate response. Most of the spinal nerves arise from the spaces in between the vertebrae, known as the intervertebral foramen. However, the uppermost pairs pass through the Occipital and the atlas bone, and the last nerve passes through the intervertebral canal in the coccyx. Branches of the Spinal Nerve When the spinal nerve leaves the intervertebral canal, it will  ...

External Carotid Arteries
...  and the terminal set. The first set or anterior set consists of the superior thyroid branch, the lingual branch and the external maxillary branch. The second set or posterior set consists of the Occipital branch and posterior auricular branch. The third set or ascending set consists of the ascending branch and pharyngeal branch. Lastly, the fourth and final set or terminal set consists of  ...

Spinal Cord
...  so much time and distance. The spinal cord could be seen running to the first vertebrate at the same level, if it is extended to the inferior side (the one near the foramen magnum situated in the Occipital bone). Because of its posteroventral shape which is slightly flattened, it would look like an ovular cross section. If it is viewed posteriorly, the two enlargements in the spinal cord  ...


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