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Noun: Purkinje fiber  ,pur'kin-jee'fI-bur
Usage: US (elsewhere: Purkinje fibre)
  1. A specialized cardiac muscle fiber that is part of the Purkinje network
    - Purkinje fibre [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: Purkinje fibers

Type of: cardiac muscle, heart muscle

Part of: Purkinje network, Purkinje's system, Purkinje's tissue

Encyclopedia: Purkinje fiber