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Part 4: Spinal Cord Slides

Identify the numbered features of the spinal cord slides; answers are given at the bottom of the page. Note that the first slide shows a typical view through the scanning (4x) objective lens; the second slide shows the entire spinal cord, which will usually not fit in the field of view under the scanning lens.

SpinalCordSlide1

Structures:

  • 1 Posterior Median Sulcus
  • 2 Gray Commissure
  • 3 Central Canal
  • 4 Anterior Median Fissure

Gray Matter:

  • 5 Posterior Horn
  • 6 Lateral Horn
  • 7 Anterior Horn

White Matter:

  • 8 Posterior Funiculus
  • 9 Lateral Funiculus
  • 10 Anterior Funiculus

Optional Features (you will not need to find these on the slide):

  • 11 Pia Mater
  • 12 Subarachnoid Space
  • 13 Dura & Arachnoid Mater

SpinalCordSlide2

Structures:

  • 1 Posterior Median Sulcus
  • 2 Gray Commissure
  • 3 Central Canal
  • 4 Anterior Median Fissure

Gray Matter:

  • 5 Posterior Horn
  • 6 Lateral Horn
  • 7 Anterior Horn

White Matter:

  • 8 Posterior Funiculus
  • 9 Lateral Funiculus
  • 10 Anterior Funiculus

Special Features:

  • 11 Pia Mater
  • 12 Subarachnoid space
  • 13 Dura and arachnoid mater