Purkinje cell layer[pŭr-kin′jē]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. the layer of large neuron cell bodies located at the interface of molecular and granular layers in the cerebellar cortex; dendrites of these cells fan outward into the molecular layer in a plane transverse to the folium and axons enter the white matter.

Synonyms
stratum purkinjense cortex cerebelli , ganglionic layer of cerebellar cortex , layer of piriform neurons , Purkinje cells , Purkinje corpuscles

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