BASKET CELL

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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."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BASKET CELL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/basket-cell/ (accessed June 30, 2022).

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