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what is the color of brain cells?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Grey: Brain cells have a neutral grey appearance in the living person. Interconnections between these cells can be grey or whitish due to an insulating layer termed myelin. But the cells from which these connections arise are neutral grey.
Answered on Jan 14, 2015

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