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Spinal Cord Dissection || Shiver Down My Spine

What’s inside your spine? Learn how to dissect a spinal cord in this video, which covers the external and internal anatomy and physiology of the spinal cord. In this simple dissection, you’ll learn various parts of spinal cord anatomy and how it functions.

The spinal cord is a vital part of the human body. Without it, you wouldn’t be able to move. But what’s inside of them? How does it work? Also, did you know that there’s three layers surrounding the spinal cord? In this video, you’ll learn general information about the spinal cord, which will be tied into its anatomical structures.

This dissection lab is for anyone who is curious about spinal cord anatomy, wants to cover spinal cord anatomy for a course, missed the spinal cord dissection during biology class, or just wondered, “What’s inside my spine?”. The video will teach you how to dissect a spinal cord step by step, and review the external and internal anatomy of the spinal cord.

In this video, we’ll cover the following structures:

Vertebral column Pia mater

Meninges Denticulate ligaments

Dura mater Conus medullaris

Arachnoid mater Cauda equina

Subarachnoid space Filum terminale

If you want to learn more about spinal cord anatomy, here’s a link to a website with more detailed information, as well as diagrams:

If you have any questions regarding spinal cord anatomy, dissection methodology, or general biology, feel free to leave a comment. We'll try our best to reply.


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