Spinal cord structure that is part of the ventricular system and is filled with cerebral-spinal fluid and runs the length of the spinal cord. [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23409159 http://zfin.org/curator ]

Synonyms: canalis centralis spinal cord central canal ventricle of spinal cord central canal central canal of spinal cord

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

comment

previously mapped to FMA:75364. Note some ontologies (NIF, SNOMED) subdivide this into lumbar, thoracic, etc. Note we follow FMA in distinguishing between the canal and the lumen

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/dc/Medulla_spinalis_-_Section_-_English.svg

has alternative id

UBERON:0002220

has related synonym

central canal, spinal cord/medulla

id

UBERON:0002291