Martinotti cell


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Mar·ti·not·ti cell

(mahr-tĭ-not'ē),
a small multipolar nerve cell with short branching dendrites scattered through various layers of the cerebral cortex; its axon ascends toward the surface of the cortex.

Mar·ti·not·ti cell

(mahr-ti-nawt'tē sel)
A small multipolar nerve cell with short branching dendrites scattered through various layers of the cerebral cortex; its axon ascends toward the surface of the cortex.

Martinotti,

Giovanni, Italian physician, 1857-1928.
Martinotti cell - a small multipolar nerve cell of the cerebral cortex.
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Cells belonging to the third subgroup, called Martinotti cells, had far-reaching and elaborate branching patterns, while cells in the two new subgroups seemed to be less spread out, McGarry says.