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17 Cards in this Set

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What are the 4 lobes of the cortex
What are the basic divisions o the nervous system
-spinal cord
-Everything else
-Cranial nerves
How many nerve cells do we have
Properties of cells are determined by what
How many glial cells do we have
What do glial cells help do
Support the nerve cells in the brain, + more
Cells communicate by connections called what
What is accompolished by the nervous system
What does gray matter correspond to
Cell bodies of neurons and glial cells
What does white matter correspond to
Tracts transversing the brain and spinal cord and connecting different regions
What are the cortical layers
1. neurons "belong" to specific layers and send their processes to other specific layers
2. different regions of the cortex have different layering patterns
3. Precise writing withing and between regions
What are the basic parts of a neuron
*Cell body
The cell body contains what basic parts
1. cytosplasm
2. nucleus
3. ribosomes
4. mitochondria
5. cytoskeleton
Cytosplasm includes what
The cell membrane, including the various organelles
What is cytosol
The internal fluid of the cell, is gel-like, mostly water with a high concentration of protein
How is cytosol at the molecular level
Highly organized
Where is genetic material and the chromosones located