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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. Gray matter
The portions of the brain and spinal cord which are gray and composed of the main bodies of neuron s (called cyton s). This is in contrast to white matter , which is the portions that are white and composed of the axon s and dendrite s of neurons. In the spinal cord, the gray matter is bordered by the white matter and is shaped like a butterfly when seen in cross-section.

3. White matter
"White matter" is the portions of the brain and spinal cord which are white and composed of the long, thin extensions (called axon s and dendrite s) of neuron s. This is in contrast to gray matter , which is the portions that are gray and composed of the cyton s (main bodies) of neurons. In the spinal cord, the white matter borders the gray matter, making up the outer layers of nerve tissue. In the brain, the white matter carries the nerve impulses originating in the gray matter.

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