"Pyramidal Cells" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Projection neurons in the cerebral cortex and the hippocampus. Pyramidal cells have a pyramid-shaped soma with the apex and an apical dendrite pointed toward the pial surface and other dendrites and an axon emerging from the base. The axons may have local collaterals but also project outside their cortical region.
- Pyramidal Cells
- Cell, Pyramidal
- Cells, Pyramidal
- Pyramidal Cell
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