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Cerebellar Anatomy 02

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, March 3 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Saturday, March 3 2007.

The most abundant neurons in the human brain are:

 
        A) Cerebellar granule cells
 
        B) Cerebellar basket cells
 
        C) Betz cells
 
        D) Cerebellar Golgi cells
 
        E) Purkinje cells
 

 


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A) cerebellar granule cells

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Cerebellar granule cells are believed to be the most abundant neurons in the human brain.  (See References)

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B) cerebellar basket cells

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C) Betz cells

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Cerebellar granule cells are believed to be the most abundant neurons in the human brain.  (See References)

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D) cerebellar Golgi cells

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E) Purkinje cells

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Cerebellar granule cells are believed to be the most abundant neurons in the human brain.  (See References)

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References:

1. Purves, D., Augustine, G.J., Fitzpatrick, D., Katz, L.C., LaMantia, A., McNamara, J., and Williams, S.M. (Eds.) (2001) Neuroscience. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA.
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Cerebellar Anatomy 02
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Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 03/03/2007
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