Comparative Histology Of The Spinal Cord

  • Santiago Ramón y Cajal


Having discussed the fundamental plan of the mammalian spinal cord, we should now dedicate some pages to the study of this organ in lower vertebrates.


White Matter Gray Matter Dorsal Horn Ependymal Cell Central Canal 
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  1. 1.
    [We refer to Kölliker (1902) for more details on the topography and extent of this nucleus.]Google Scholar


  1. a.
    Textura and Histologie omit to mention the equivalents of Fig. 213 in the texts.Google Scholar
  2. b.
    Textura and Histologie omit to mention the equivalents of Fig. 216 in the texts.Google Scholar
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    Fig. 217.—c, funicular cell; e, myelinated axons.Google Scholar
  4. d.
    Fig. 218.— E, F, unidentified.Google Scholar
  5. e.
    Fig. 219.— C, E, F, column of Clarke cells; H, dorsal horn cell with dendrites crossing the midline; M, same as L, i.e. perimedular plexus; N, dorsal horn cell with bifurcating axon in lateral funiculus; O, interstitial collateral; V, same as B, i.e. commissural cell; Y, peripheral collateral; Z, commissural dendrite of motor cell; a, white matter.Google Scholar
  6. f.
    Fig. 220.— G, gray matter; P, peripheral collaterals.Google Scholar
  7. g.
    Fig. 225.— ci, axonsGoogle Scholar

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