Martinotti cell

noun
Mar·​ti·​not·​ti cell
variants: or Martinotti's cell \ ˌmär-​ti-​ˈnät-​ē(z)-​ How to pronounce Martinotti cell (audio) \

Medical Definition of Martinotti cell

: a multipolar fusiform nerve cell in the deepest layer of the cerebral cortex with axons ascending into the layer of pyramidal cells

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“Martinotti cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Martinotti%20cell. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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