Betz cells

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Betz cells

(betz),
large pyramidal cells in the motor area of the precentral gyrus of the cerebral cortex.
Synonym(s): Bevan-Lewis cells

Betz cells

Etymology: Vladimir A. Betz, Russian anatomist, 1834-1894; L, cella, storeroom
1 large pyramidal neurons of the motor cortex with axons that form part of the pyramidal tract associated with voluntary movements.
2 upper motor neurons.

Betz cells

(bets selz)
Large pyramidal cells in the motor area of the precentral gyrus of the cerebral cortex.

Betz cells

The large pyramidal cells of the motor cortex of the brain. The medical student joke that equates ‘abetzia’ with lack of intellectual capacity is based on inaccurate knowledge of the function of these cells. (Vladimir Aleksandrovich Betz, 1834–1894, Ukrainian anatomist).

Betz,

Vladimir A., Russian anatomist, 1834-1894.
Betz cells - large pyramidal cells in the motor area of the precentral gyrus of the cerebral cortex. Synonym(s): Bevan-Lewis cells

Betz cells

large pyramidal cells forming a layer in restricted parts of the cerebral cortex.