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Purkinje cell

Saltos de línea: Pur|kinje cell
Pronunciación: /pəːˈkɪndʒi
 
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Definición de Purkinje cell en inglés:

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Anatomy
A nerve cell of a large, branched type found in the cortex of the cerebellum.
Example sentences
  • Some types of neurons, such as Purkinje cells of the cerebellum, do not contain pigment granules.
  • The two most common locations for Negri bodies are in hippocampus and Purkinje cells in cerebellum.
  • About 0.1% of the Purkinje cells in the cerebellar samples had clearly come from donated bone marrow: they contained a Y chromosome.

Origen

mid 19th century: named after Jan E. Purkinje (1787–1869), Bohemian physiologist.

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