spinal cord


General English

General Science

  • noun a cord of nerve tissue that runs down from the brain through the spinal column and gives rise to pairs of spinal nerves that connect to different parts of the body


  • noun part of the central nervous system, running from the medulla oblongata to the filum terminale, in the vertebral canal of the spine


  • noun the part of the central nervous system that runs from the brain down the spine to the lower back, protected by the vertebral canal