Purkinje's cells


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Pur´kin`je's cells`


1.(Anat.) Large ganglion cells forming a layer near the surface of the cerebellum.
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In addition, pathology shows a significant loss of Purkinje's cells in the cerebellum.
[3] Adverse effects in experimental animals have included a loss of Purkinje's cells, edema of Bergmann's glial cell layer, and degenerative cell changes.
In man, aging has been shown to be associated with a significant loss of hair cells in the vestibular sensors, [34] a decrease of primary vestibular neurons, [35] a diminution in the neuronal cell density of the cerebral cortex, and a decrease in the number of Purkinje's cells in the cerebellum.