Spinal nerves, Biology

Spinal nerves:
  1. They take their origin from the spinal cord.
  2. They are the mixed nerves having both sensory and motor fibres. There are 31 pairs of spinal nerves.
  3. The sensory fibres originate from the dorsal horn and carry information from organs to the spinal cord.
  4. The motor fibres originate from the ventral horn and supply information required for the movement of muscles.
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