Dendrites

Science / Biology / Dendrites: Short, highly branched fibers that carry signals toward the cell body of a neuron.

Neurons

Science / Biology / Neurons: Highly specialized cells that generate and transmit bioelectric impulses from one part of the body to another; the functional unit of the nervous system. A cell of the nerve tissue having a cell body MORE

Cerebral Cortex

Science / Biology / Cerebral Cortex: The outer layer of gray matter in the cerebrum; consists mainly of neuronal cell bodies and dendrites in humans; associated with higher functions, including language and abstract thought. MORE

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