Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Exploration of the spinal cord and meninges in situ

Epidural plexus of veins, upper thoracic region

Image #33-3

KEYWORDS: Central nervous system, Meninges, Thoracic region, Vertebral column.

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Exploration of the spinal cord and meninges in situ
Epidural plexus of veins, upper thoracic region
1 . Semispinalis capitis muscle (reflected)
2 . Dura mater
3 . Splenius cervicis muscle (reflected)
4 . Internal vertebral venous plexus
5 . Rhomboid major muscle (cut across)
6 . Dorsal iliocostal muscle
7 . Trapezius muscle (cut across)
8 . Posterior funiculus spinal cord
9 . Dorsal root cervical nerve VII
10 . Arch of thoracic vertebra I (cut across)
11 . Superior posterior serratus muscle
12 . Longissimus dorsi muscle
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