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
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Betz cells

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