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molecular layer of cerebellar cortex

 

Definition: the outer lamina of the cortex, containing the cell bodies (unless the Purkinje cell layer is designated as a separate layer) and dendrites of Purkinje cells; the axons of the granule cells; the cell bodies, dendrites, and axons of basket cells and stellate cells; and the dendrites of Golgi cells plus cerebellar glial cells.

Synonym(s): stratum moleculare corticis cerebelliTA, molecular layer of cerebellum

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