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Grey and White Matter of the Brain

by Craig Canby, PhD
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    The lecture Grey and White Matter of the Brain by Craig Canby, PhD is from the course Spinal Cord.


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    1. Ascending and descending tracts are located peripherally in the gray matter.
    2. The organization of gray and white matter is opposite to the organization in the brain.
    3. Gray matter is located centrally while the white matter is located peripherally.
    4. Ratio of gray to white matter changes through each segment of spinal cord.
    5. CSF runs through the central canal located in the center.
    1. Ratio of gray to white matter in the sacral spinal cord is higher than that in the thoracic region of the Spinal cord.
    2. Amount of white matter increases as we descend through the spinal cord.
    3. Ratio of gray to white matter is minimum in the lumbar region of the spinal cord.
    4. Ratio of gray to white matter is highest in the thoracic region of the spinal cord.
    5. Ratio of gray to white matter decreases as we go from cervical to sacral region of the spinal cord.
    1. Dorsal horn
    2. Ventral horn
    3. Corticospinal tract
    4. Dorsal column
    5. Medial lemniscus

    Author of lecture Grey and White Matter of the Brain

     Craig Canby, PhD

    Craig Canby, PhD


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