Cerebral cortex nerve cells

Cerebral cortex nerve cells

C018/0062 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.2MB

Downloadable file size: 3.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

Credit: Secchi-Lecaque/Roussel-Uclaf/CNRI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Cerebral cortex nerve cells. Light micrograph of a section through neurones (nerve cells, black) in the cerebral cortex of a human brain. Branching processes (dendrites) receive impulses from other nerve cells and pass them to the cell body. Each cell body also has an axon through which it relays nerve impulses to the dendrites of other neurones. Neurones allow information to be received, interpreted and relayed around the body. The grey matter of the cerebral cortex forms the outer layer of the brain that is responsible for conscious thought, memory and language.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: anatomy, axon, axons, black and white, brain, cells, central, cerebral cortex, cerebrum, cns, dendrite, dendrites, grey matter, healthy, histological, histology, human body, light micrograph, light microscope, lm, monochrome, nerve cell, nervous system, neurite, neurites, neuron, neurone, neurones, neurons, normal, section, sectioned, tissue

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.