EQUUS - - Eq Handson -

b. and c. The hip­pocam­pus, which helps process mem­ory, is lo­cated at the base of your brain. The name is de­rived from the Greek for “horse” and “sea mon­ster” be­cause the or­gan re­sem­bles a sea­horse. In your lower back, just above the pelvis, is a collection of nerve roots called the cauda equina (Latin for “horse’s tail”) that serve your legs, feet and pelvic or­gans.

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