Ch 14: Spinal Cord and Nerves

About This Chapter

Watch lessons focusing on the spinal cord and learn about nerves that help the spinal cord function. Use the quizzes in each lesson to help you assess your understanding of these topics.

Spinal Cord and Nerves - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

The spinal cord is a complex structure of the central nervous system from which many nerves originate and influence other parts of the body. In this chapter, we'll take a look at the functions of the spinal cord and the central nervous system. The lessons are designed to teach you more about what the spinal cord and nerves do. You can quiz yourself after each lesson and even ask instructors for help, if needed. In these lessons, you'll learn things like:

  • What makes up the spinal cord
  • Types of reflexes
  • The function of interneurons in the nervous system

Anatomy of the Spinal Cord: Function, Lesson & Quiz Explore details of the spinal cord's structure and function.
Interneurons: Definition, Function & Quiz Learn the role of interneurons in sensory and motor pathways of the nervous system.
Reflex: Definition, Types & Examples Study examples of the types of reflexes in the human body.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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