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The company has requested FDA permission to launch a spinal-cord injury trial.
That feat belongs to Geron Corp., which last year launched a trial focusing on spinal-cord injuries.
Besides this, the spinal-cord is supported below by a rod-like structure, called the notochord.Colouration in Animals and Plants|Alfred Tylor
There are certain "real neuroses" such as paralysis and spinal-cord disease, which involve an organic impairment of nerve-tissue.Outwitting Our Nerves|Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
The foramen for the passage of the spinal-cord, and the condyles for the articulation of the skull with the neck, lie far back.A Hand-book to the Primates, Volume 1 (of 2)|Henry O. Forbes
He pointed out also that nerves have no power in themselves, but merely conduct impulses to and from the brain and spinal-cord.A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
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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.