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Medical Term:

cerebellar cortex


the thin gray surface layer of the cerebellum, consisting of an outer molecular layer or stratum moleculare [TA], a single layer of Purkinje cells (the Purkinje cell layer [TA] or stratum purkinjense [TA]), and an inner granular layer or stratum granulosum [TA].

Synonym(s): cortex cerebelliTA

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