Anatomy & Physiology Question #32

Question

What is the name of the groove in the ventral surface of the spine that extends the entire length of the spinal cord?

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  1. Anterior median fissure
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  2. Longitudinal fissure
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  3. Central canal
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  4. Central sulcus
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Explanation

The correct answer is A. The anterior median fissure is a deep groove extending the length of the anterior surface of the spinal cord. This fissure is not termed the longitudinal fissure, central canal, or central sulcus.

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