Definition of Purkinje

1. Noun. Bohemian physiologist remembered for his discovery of Purkinje cells and the Purkinje network (1787-1869).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purkinje

Purana
Puranas
Puranic
Purcell
Pure Data
Purell
Purepecha
Puri
Purim
Purinethol
Puritan work ethic
Puritanism
Puritans
Purity of Virgins
Purkinje
Purkinje's system
Purkinje's tissue
Purkinje-cell
Purkinje cell
Purkinje cells
Purkinje fiber
Purkinje network
Purkinjean
Purple
Purple Heart
Purple Hearts
Purus
Purus River
Purvey

Literary usage of Purkinje

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1892)
"The processes of the purkinje cells show much more plainly, are longer, ... In the diseased portions, no purkinje cell processes are to be seen. ..."

2. Human Psychology by Howard Crosby Warren (1919)
"purkinje Phenomenon; Adaptation. — The relative brightness of different hues varies with the intensity of the stimulus. Under most conditions of ..."

3. Human Psychology by Howard Crosby Warren (1919)
"purkinje Phenomenon; Adaptation. — The relative brightness of different hues varies with the intensity of the stimulus. Under most conditions of ..."

4. The Medico-chirurgical Review, and Journal of Practical Medicine (1846)
"purkinje also discovered that the distinct layer of substance, previously known to ... purkinje also found that the third substance, crusta petrosa, ..."

5. The Gross and Minute Anatomy of the Central Nervous System by Herman Camp Grodinier, H. C. Cordinier (1899)
"It is thought by Cajal that these branches end about the dendritic processes of the cells of purkinje. In addition to the before-mentioned cells, ..."

6. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1835)
"Account of ihe Discovery by purkinje and Valentin of Ciliary Motions in Reptiles ... Drs purkinje and Valentin of Breslaw have lately made the interesting ..."

7. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1836)
"In the following year, Drs. purkinje and Valentin published the work now before us, containing a curtailed account of their experiments and conclusions on ..."

8. Elements of Physiological Psychology: A Treatise of the Activities and by George Trumbull Ladd, Robert Sessions Woodworth (1911)
"Of all these, the purkinje cells are those which send axons away from the cortex of the cerebellum; apparently, therefore, the influence of the cerebellum ..."

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