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Nerves
...  of these two; they conduct both incoming and outgoing impulses to and from the central nervous system. Nerves can be further categorized based on where they are connected. The two categories are: spinal nerves that are connected through the spinal column to the spinal cord and Cranial nerves that are directly connected to the brainstem. spinal nerves are given letter and number designations  ...

Spinal Nerves
...  nervous system is the primary control system in the body. It is divided into the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. The spinal nerves are parts of the peripheral nervous system. They receive inputs from the different sensory organs in the body and deliver the information to the central nervous system for processing. Number and Nomenclature The human body has 31 spinal  ...

Cervical Nerve Plexus
...  shoulders. What are plexuses? A plexus is a nerve junction box. It is composed of a network of smaller nerve fibers that are distributed to the different parts of the body. It is here where all spinal nerves are sorted and recombined and distributed to the different parts of the body. What is a cervical nerve plexus? The cervical nerve plexus is a network of tiny interwoven nerve fibers  ...

Abducens Nerve
...  nervous system is further subdivided into the autonomic nervous system and the sensory-somatic nervous system. The sensory-somatic system consists of 12 pairs of cranial nerves and 31 pairs of spinal nerves. The sixth pair among these 12 pairs is the abducens nerves. Anatomy books sometimes refer to the Abducens nerve as the “abducent nerve” or simply “abducens.”  ...

Spinal Cord
...  and the third cervical vertebrate. It is from that area of the spinal cord where the upper extremities get then nerve supply. The spinal cord is created by 31 segments. Each of these has a pair of spinal nerves which is pushed outward from the spinal cord through the intervertebral foramina. There are also 2 two distinct channels that slightly separate the spinal cord into two: the general  ...


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