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1. 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.

2. Dendrites
Branched extensions of the nerve cell body which receives signals from other nerve cells. Each nerve cell usually has many dendrites.

3. Dendrites
Short, highly branched fibers that carry signals toward the cell body of a neuron .

4. 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 input zone of dendrites and an output zone of an axon (of varying length). The electrochemical nerve impulse/message is transmitted by neurons.

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