Boahen noted that neurons in the brain take in input from many other neurons.
NSCs give rise to the different types of cells in the brain, of which neurons are the best known.
That three-pound lump of gray matter contains 100 billion neurons and 100 trillion synapses, or connections.
neuron neu·ron (nur'ŏn', nyur'-) or neu·rone (-ōn')
Any of the impulse-conducting cells that constitute the brain, spinal column, and nerves, consisting of a nucleated cell body with one or more dendrites and a single axon. Also called nerve cell, neurocyte.