Ronald A. Bergman, Ph.D., Adel K. Afifi, M.D., Paul M. Heidger,
Peer Review Status: Externally Peer Reviewed
Human, 10% formalin, Bodian silver, 162 x.
Molecular layer: Outermost layer of the cerebellum. See also Plates 92, 93, 94, 96, and 97.
Purkinje cell layer: Single row of large flask-shaped cells. See also Plates 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, and 97.
Granule cell layer: Deep to the Purkinje cell layer. It contains small closely packed granule cells.
Granule cell processes: Axons of granule cells reach the molecular layer where they bifurcate (parallel fibers) to establish synapses.
Basket cell processes: Axons of basket cells, so-named because they form a basket-like arborization around Purkinje cells.
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