QABiology › The brain contains ________ of interconnected neurons and glia.
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The brain contains ________ of interconnected neurons and glia.

a. billions

b. millions

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Answer: b. millions

There are more than one trillion cells in the human body. These cells include the nerve cells or neurons which conduct nerve impulses and the glial cells in the nervous system which support the neurons.

The human brain is made up of about 170 billion cells. Approximately 86 billion of those cells are nerve cells while 85 billion of the cells are glial cells.

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