Purkinje is a name attributed to several biological features, so named for their discovery by Czech anatomist Jan Evangelista PurkynÄ›:

  • Purkinje cells, located in the cerebellum
  • Purkinje fibers, located in the heart
  • The visual Purkinje effect
  • Purkinje images, reflections of objects from the surface of the cornea, and from the anterior and posterior surfaces of the lens

It is also the name of a company:

  • Purkinje Incorporated, develops healthcare information technology software and services