parvicellular

parvicellular

 [par″vĭ-sel´u-ler]
composed of small cells.

parvicellular

/par·vi·cel·lu·lar/ (pahr″vĭ-sel´u-ler) composed of small cells.

parvocellular

, parvicellular (par″vŏ-sel′yŭ-lăr) [ parvo- + cellular]
Having a small cell body. It is said esp. of cells found in the lateral geniculate nucleus of the thalamus.

parvicellular

composed of small cells.
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23) Intermediate densities were found in the parvicellular reticular formation, and the lowest concentration of receptors was found in the vestibular nuclei.
The area of the brainstem known as the parvicellular reticular formation (PCRF) is believed to function as the vomiting center, where the vomiting reflex is initiated and coordinated.
2] Key: PCRF = parvicellular reticular formation; NTS = nucleus tractus solitarius; AMPA = [alpha]-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazole propionic acid; NMDA = N-methyl-D-aspartate; GABA = [gamma]-aminobutyric acid.