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Purkinje cells

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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