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Purkinje cell

Purkinje cell

(Science: neurology, pathology) A class of output neurons in the cerebellum, which are the only neurons 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.


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"Twenty questions"-biology game

ok, cells with names. I know a few Ito cell? Pit cell? Kupfer cell? - in liver Paneth cell? - intestine Sertoli cell? Leydig cell? - testicles Renshaw? Betz? Purkinje? Golgi? but these are neurons, you said not neurons Those are all that come to my mind ...

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by MrMistery
Fri Feb 09, 2007 7:55 pm
 
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Pic of the day, can anyone guess what it is(level 8)

Wow! :shock: I think it is a Purkinje cell :lol:

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by Dr.Stein
Sat Nov 26, 2005 9:17 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Pic of the day, can anyone guess what it is(level 8)
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