Medical Illustrations

Picture of Brain Layers

Picture of Brain Layers

Brain: That part of the central nervous system that is located within the cranium (skull). The brain functions as the primary receiver, organizer and distributor of information for the body. It has two (right and left) halves called "hemispheres."

The illustration above describes the various layers of the brain.

Image Source: MedicineNet, Inc.

Text: MedicineNet, Inc.