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Microscopics, X-Rays, Scans

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This medical exhibit series depicts the anatomy of a spinal nerve in the neck region at the microscopic level. Beginning with a posterior (back) view of the spinal nerves in an infant's neck, the illustration progressively digs deeper showing enlargements of the nerve and axon bundle. Labels include blood vessels, Schwann cell nucleus, myelin sheath, axon, and cut axon bundle.