The Brain, Neurons and Brain Chemistry
Purkinje cells, or Purkinje neurons, are some of the largest neurons in the human brain, with an intricately elaborate dendritic arbor, characterized by a large number of dendritic spines. Purkinje cells constitute the sole output of all motor coordination in the cerebellar cortex.
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