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The Human Brain: fill in the blank

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a ___ is an elevated ridge of cerebral tissue
gyrus
the convolusions seen in the cerebrum are important because they increase the ___
brain's surface area
gray matter is composed of ___
cell bodies
white matter is composed of ___
myelinated fiber tracts
a fiber tract that provides for communication between different parts of the same cerebral hemisphere is called an ___
association tract
a fiber tract that carries impulses to the cerebrum from, and from the cerebrum to, lower CNS areas is called a ___
projection tract
the lentiform nucleus along with the caudate nuclei are collectively called the
basal ganglia