PURKINJE CELL

A large multi-branched cell in the cerebral cortex. It receives incoming signals regarding the position of the body and communicates transmitted signals to the spine coordinating muscle action.

PURKINJE CELL: "Purkinje cells control motor movement."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PURKINJE CELL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/purkinje-cell/ (accessed August 8, 2020).
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