basket cell

noun
bas·​ket cell | \ ˈbas-kət- How to pronounce basket cell (audio) \

Medical Definition of basket cell

: any of the cells in the molecular layer of the cerebellum whose axons pass inward and end in a basketlike network around the Purkinje cells

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“Basket cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/basket%20cell. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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