BASKET CELL By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 n. any of a number of neurons located in the cerebellum. So-named because their axons terminate to form a basket-like network around neighboring cells (Purkinje cells). BASKET CELL: "As to morphology, a basket cell is described to be stellate and branching in form." Related Psychology Terms BRAIN NUCLEUS SCHWANN CELL RETINAL HORIZONTAL CELLS MYENTERIC PLEXUS NEUROGLIA BETZ CELL MOTOR NEURON POOL TUFTED CELL AMACRINE CELLS RADIAL GLIAL CELLS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BASKET CELL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/basket-cell/ (accessed April 19, 2021).