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Grey matter

Grey matter

(Science: anatomy) gray matter, the thinking brain, appears gray because it is composed of numerous nerve cells and blood vessels.

the outer layer of the cerebrum - the cerebral cortex and areas deep within the brain - the basal ganglia, are made up of grey matter.

See: white matter.


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