Pain sensation pathway

this images shows the pain pathway starting from the pain receptor to the cerebral cortex

1. pain stimulus
2. pain receptor
3. C and A nerve fibers
4. dorsal root ganglion
5. dorsal horn cell in spinal cord
6. spinothalamic tract
7. pons
8. medulla
9. midbrain
10. thalamus "VPLN of the thalamus"
11. limbic system
12. cingulate cortex
13. somatosensory cortex

Rate Photo:

12 Ratings

Views: 6850

Link this photo to your website:

Copy the above code and paste it into your webpage, blog or forum

Comments On Pain sensation pathway0

Your Comment
Your Name
Your Email

Your Email will not be shown with your comment

Secret Number

Please type the numbers shown above into the Secret Number box.