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Cerebrum
Largest part of brain
bilateral hemispheres
hemispheres are seperated by longitudinal fissure
cerebral cortex
gray mater
contain cell bodies of neurons
semioval center
white mater
made of cellular processes(axons and dendrites)
What causes white apperence of of axons?
mylination
Hemispheres are connected by?
corpus callosum (white mater)
Corpus callosum
contains millions of axons because that is where neurons cross to the opposite side for communication
convolutions
gyri
grooves
sulci
5 lobes in each hemisphere
1. frontal
2. temporal
3. parietal
4. insula
6. occipital
occipital lobe
posterior to occipital bone
extends posterior to occipital pole from parieto-occipital fissure