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spinal cord

Part of the central nervous system located in the vertebral canal, inside the vertebral column; it transmits nerve information from the spinal nerves to the brain and back, and triggers reflexes.

THE ANATOMY OF THE HUMAN BODY AS NEVER SEEN BEFORE! invites you to explore the human anatomy from head to toe and from skin to bones with the Virtual Human Body. More dynamic than traditional anatomical charts, the Virtual Human Body includes an interactive navigation window that allows you to overlap organs, bones and muscles at will. The interrelationships between the various systems composing the body have never been made so clearly visible!

The lifelike virtual model provides a unique way to explore the human anatomy. Simply move your cursor over the 3D model to access the name of all the structures represented. To learn more about a structure, click on it to access its definition.

For more information about the navigation options, please visit the help section of this site.