- basket cell
- bas·ket cell 'bas-kət- n 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
* * *1. a cell of the cerebellar cortex whose axon gives off brushes of fibrils, forming a basketlike nest in which the body of each Purkinje cell rests. 2. myoepithelial c.
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