Skip to Content
Medical Term:


Pronunciation: pur-kin'je


Johannes E. von (Jan E. Purkyne), Bohemian anatomist and physiologist, 1787–1869.

See: Purkinje conduction, Purkinje images, under image, Purkinje shift, subendocardial conducting system of heart, Purkinje cells, under cell, Purkinje corpuscles, under corpuscle, Purkinje fibers, under fiber, Purkinje figures, under figure, Purkinje cell layer, Purkinje network, Purkinje phenomenon, Purkinje-Sanson images, under image

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.