|Purkinje cell||medical dictionary|
<neurology, pathology> A class of output neurones in the cerebellum, which are the only neurones that convey signals away from the cerebellum. They form a layer of large ganglion cells near the surface of the cerebellum.
Origin: From J. E. Purkinje, their discoverer.
(12 Dec 1998)
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