Gross Anatomy of Brain

A _____ is an elevated ridge of cerebral tissue.
gyri
Inward folds of cerebral tissue are called ___ or ____.
fissures or sulci
Gray matter is composed of _______.
cell bodies of neurons
A bundle of fibers that provide for communication between different parts of the CNS is called a _____.
tracts
One that carries impulses between the periphery and CNS areas is called _________.
nerve
White matter is composed of _____.
myelinated fibers
Nuclei deep within the cerebral hemisphere white matter are collectively called the _______.
basal nuclei