pyramidal cell layer

py·ram·i·dal cell lay·er

layers 3 and 5 of the cortex cerebri.
Synonym(s): Meynert layer


Theodor H., Austrian neurologist, 1833-1892.
Meynert cells - solitary pyramidal cells found in the cortex in the region of the calcarine fissure.
Meynert commissures - the commissural fibers that lie above and behind the optic chiasm. Synonym(s): commissurae supraopticae
Meynert decussation
Meynert fasciculus - a compact bundle of fibers in the midbrain. Synonym(s): Meynert retroflex bundle; retroflex fasciculus
Meynert layer - layer three of the cortex cerebri. Synonym(s): pyramidal cell layer
Meynert retroflex bundle - Synonym(s): Meynert fasciculus
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05) in the width of the pyramidal cell layer in the control groups, a degenerative change absent in the POEE-treated group.
Axon arborizations were rarely observed in the pyramidal cell layer.