spinal cord
Acronym: SpC
The term spinal cord refers to the long cylindrical portion of the central nervous system that is encased in the spinal column. It is the link between the brain and most of the peripheral nervous system. The spinal cord and the brain together constitute the central nervous system ( Carpenter-1983 ).

Also known as: Medulla spinalis, MyelonNeuroNames ID : 855

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