climbing fiber

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climbing fiber

An excitatory axon from the inferior olivary nucleus that synapses with dendrites of Purkinje cells in the cerebellar cortex
See also: fiber
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These processes receive input from the mossy or climbing fibres from various area of the central nervous system, including pons, the brainstem and the spinal cord.
The conduction will be either via mossy fibres or the climbing fibres (Fitzgerald et al.; Crossman & Neary).
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