-extends from the foramen magnum of the skull to the first or second lumbar vertebra
cone-shaped lower end of the spinal cord
The cord is cushioned and protected by ______________.
There are _ _ spinal nerves.
-one of the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes dorsally to the spinal cord and that consists sensory fibers
- the part of a spinal nerve consisting of motor fibers, that arises from the anterior section of the spinal cord