segments of spinal cord C1-Co

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segments of spinal cord [C1-Co]

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one of 31 portions of the spinal cord, each of which gives rise to the anterior and posterior roots that combine to form a single pair of spinal nerves. These are the cervical spinal cord segments [C1-C8]; the thoracic spinal cord segments [T1-T12]; the lumbar spinal cord segments [L1-L5]; the sacral spinal cord segments [S1-S5], and the coccygeal spinal cord segment [Co].

seg·ments of spi·nal cord [C1-Co]

(seg'mĕnts spī'năl kōrd) [TA]
The 31 portions of the spinal cord, each of which gives rise to the anterior and posterior roots that combine to form a single pair of spinal nerves. These are the cervical spinal cord segments [C1-C8]; the thoracic spinal cord segments [T1-T12]; the lumbar spinal cord segments [L1-L5]; the sacral spinal cord segments [S1-S5]; and the coccygeal spinal cord segment [Co].
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