Purkinje cell

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Nerve cells found in great numbers in the cortex of the cerebellum. The cell body is flask-shaped, with numerous dendrites branching from the neck and extending fanwise among other cells towards the surface and a long axon that runs from the base deep into the cerebellum. J. E. Purkinje (1787–1869), Bohemian physiologist

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