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Few neurons undergo mitosis to form new neurons during adulthood. There are several locations within the brain that give rise to new neurons after embryonic development is complete.

The two known regions that produce new neurons during adulthood are the
Select Option subventricular zonepericerebellar zoneperiaqueductal gray
and the
Select Option lateral septummedial septumhippocampus near the dentate gyrus
. These supply neurons to the
Select Option amydalaolfactory bulbhypothalamus
and the
Select Option dentate gyrus properamygdalacerebellum
, respectively. The most common type of neuron that is generated is the
Select Option pyramidal cellmitral cellgranule cell
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