Schematic presentation of the spinal cord in the human body.
Top, Lateral view of the spinal column, within which, the spinal cord resides.
Middle, magnification of a small part of the spinal column, showing three vertebra (Bone), the intervertebral discs, and the spinal cord protected within. The orange dashed line indicates the location of the transverse section presented below.
Bottom, a transverse section which illustrates a magnification of a vertebra, the disc attached to it, and the spinal cord with a few nerves.