Purkinje fiber


Purkinje fiber

noun

Definition of PURKINJE FIBER

:  any of the modified cardiac muscle fibers with few nuclei, granulated central cytoplasm, and sparse peripheral striations that make up a network of myocardial conducting tissue

First Known Use of PURKINJE FIBER

circa 1890

Purkinje fiber

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PURKINJE FIBER

: any of the modified cardiac muscle fibers with few nuclei, granulated central cytoplasm, and sparse peripheral striations that make up Purkinje's network

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