Jump to navigation Jump to search
This article contains just a definition and optionally other subpages (such as a list of related articles), but no metadata. if you want to expand this into a full article.
- Brain : The core unit of a central nervous system.
- Nervous system : The control unit of bodily functions in animals.
- Cerebral cortex : External tissue layer within the vertebrate brain, ensheathed by the pia mater; home to the nerve cell bodies; important in learning and dementia.
- White matter : A subset of brain tissue whose volume is dominated by myelinated axons of nerve cells.
- Thalamus : Add brief definition or description
- Hypothalamus : A part of the mammalian brain located below the thalamus, forming the major portion of the ventral region of the diencephalon.
- Amygdala : Add brief definition or description
- Hippocampus : Add brief definition or description
- Basal ganglia : A cluster of nerve cell bodies at the base of the forebrain in vertebrates.
- Brain morphometry : The quantitative study of structures in the brain, their differences between individuals, correlations with brain function, and changes of these characteristics over time.
- Limbic system : Add brief definition or description
- Corpus callosum : The largest commissure in the mammalian brain, connecting the two brain hemispheres.
- Grey matter : A subset of brain tissue that contains few myelinated axons but the somas of nerve cells, as well as glia and endothelial structures.