Infections can strike joints, airways, the lungs, the brain and the tissues lining the spinal cord, or the bloodstream.
Other spinal cord regeneration efforts involve using stem cells to regrow damaged or lost neurons.
As a result, Smith lost his right arm underneath the elbow and parts of his leg, hip and spinal cord.
Generally, a human will only be infected if they eat the nerve tissue—brains or spinal cord—of an infected animal.
The bullet—a live fire bullet—exited through his back but not before severing his spinal cord.
The membranes of the cord have been found inflamed and adherent, but the spinal cord was usually normal.
The nerves that supply it proceed from the anterior half of the spinal cord.
Along with the lime-salts they enter largely into the composition of the bones and cartilages, brain, spinal cord and nerves.
The action was evident after destruction of the spinal cord.
The vertebral bodies also send prolongations dorsalwards between the sides of the spinal cord and the muscle-plates.
spinal cord n.
The thick, whitish cord of nerve tissue that extends from the medulla oblongata down through the spinal column and from which the spinal nerves branch off to various parts of the body. Also called spinal marrow.
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The long, cordlike part of the central nervous system that is enclosed within the vertebral column (spine) and descends from the base of the brain, with which it is continuous. The spinal cord branches to form the nerves that convey motor and sensory impulses to and from the tissues of the body.
The thick column of nerve tissue that extends from the base of the brain about two thirds of the way down the backbone. As part of the central nervous system, the spinal cord carries impulses back and forth between the brain and other parts of the body through a network of nerves that extend out from it like branches.