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Pyramidal Cell of Cerebral Cortex
Drawing by Ramón y Cajal

Neuron preparation by Ramón y Cajal

The long apical dendrite of each pyramidal cell is quite prominent, extending upward toward the surface of the cerebral cortex.  [The image here is from Ramón y Cajal, S. Histologie du Systeme Nerveux de l'Homme et des Vertebres, Maloine, Paris; vol. II, p. 566, 1911.] 

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SIUC / School of Medicine / Anatomy / David King
Last updated:  12 December 2021 / dgk