Purkinje fibers


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Purkinje fibers

[pər′kin·jē ‚fī·bərz]
(histology)
Modified cardiac muscle fibers composing the terminal portion of the conducting system of the heart.
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Anderson, "Distribution of purkinje fibers in the sheep heart," Anatomical Record, vol.
Neurons from the contralateral vestibular nuclei and Purkinje fibers from the cerebellum are believed to exert their inhibitory effects via this GABAergic system.