The spinal cord is a long, thin, tubular structure made up of nervous tissue, which extends from It does not run the full length of the vertebral column in adults. . Although the spinal cord cell bodies end around the L1/L2 vertebral level, the.
The spinal cord terminates between the level of the L1 and L2 vertebral bodies in an adult. In a fetus the spinal cord extends to the lower end of.
Acta Anat (Basel). 1994;149(1):74-8. Length and caudal level of termination of the spinal cord in Thai adults. Boonpirak N(1), Apinhasmit W. Author information.
1) realize that the spinal cord ends at approx. L3 in infants, and approx. L1-L2 in adults. 2) The spinal cord segments do not correspond to the vertebral levels.