Purkinje cell layer
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The term Purkinje cell layer is a cytoarchitectural term denoting the middle layer of cerebellar cortex. This layer is characterized by very large, bottle-shaped neurons that are regularly spaced and possess flattened fanlike dendritic arborizations, which extend into the more superficial molecular layer of the cerebellar cortex ( Carpenter-1983 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 1298


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