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Relate the structure of the spinal cord to its function. Include all levels of the cord.

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The spinal nerve cord is a long, tubular bundle of nervous tissue and other cells extending from the brain. It is located in the vertebral canal of the backbone. Its function is the transmission of nerve impulses between the brain and the other nerves in the body--peripheral nerves. It is also in control of many reflex actions. It is a pathway for motor information from brain to motor nerves, it allows the transmission of...

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