Purkinje cell

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Pur·kin·je cell

 (pûr-kĭn′jē)
n.
A large, drop-shaped, densely branching neuron that is the characteristic cell of the cerebellar cortex.

[After Johannes Evangelista von Purkinje (1787-1869), Bohemian physiologist.]

Pur•kin′je cell`

(pərˈkɪn dʒi)
n.
a large, densely branching neuron in the cerebellar cortex of the brain.
[1885–90; see Purkinje fiber]
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Noun1.Purkinje cell - a large densely branching neuron that is the characteristic cell of the cerebellar cortex
brain cell - a nerve cell in the brain