Flashcard for Chapter 11

Using the list of labels supplied, label the diagram. Some labels will be required more than once.

Fasciculus cuneatus, Fasciculus gracilis, First order sensory neuron in posterior (dorsal) root ganglion, Medial lemniscus, Nucleus cuneatus, Nucleus gracilis, Posterior column, Primary somatosensory cortex, Thalamus (ventral posterior lateral), Third order neuron (in internal capsule)

Figure 11.1 A diagrammatic and cross-sectional view of the posterior column sensory pathways (fine touch and proprioception) from the spinal cord through the brain stem to the cortex. Note the decussation in the caudal medulla.