Lab 4 - External and Internal Anatomy of the Spinal Cord

External Landmarks - Gross View

Pia-Arachnoid

Notice that the spinal cord is a long thin structure whose thickness varies from caudal to rostral. In the demonstration materials and in the figure above locate the cervical and lumbar enlargementscauda equina, and the conus medullaris. In the gross specimen locate the filum terminale.