What is SPINAL CORD?

Written by Pam MS, NCSP | Fact checked by Psychology Dictionary staff 

part of the central nervous system that goes from the lower end of the medulla oblongata, at the base of the brain, through a canal in the centre of the spine as far as the lumbar area of the back.

SPINAL CORD: "The spinal cord is encased in the spinal column."

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