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par·vo·cel·lu·lar

(par'vō-sel'yū-lăr),
Relating to or composed of cells of small size.
[L. parvus, small, + Mod. L. cellularis, cellular]

par·vo·cel·lu·lar

(pahr'vō-sel'yū-lăr)
Relating to or composed of cells of small size.
[L. parvus, small, + Mod. L. cellularis, cellular]

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.
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On perceiving a stressor stimuli, the parvocellular neurons of the paraventricular nucleus (PVN) is activated in the hypothalamus to secrete corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH).
It is produced by two kinds of oxytocinergic neurons: The magnocellular neurons sending their projections to the neurohypophysis releasing OT into blood circulation, and the parvocellular neurons sending their projections mainly to the campus, ventral tegmental area, frontal cortex, brainstem, pons, medulla, and spinal cord [16].
in the parvocellular neurons) and released into the hypothalamic--hypophyseal portal vessels to reach the anterior pituitary.
8) This is not to say that the contrary parvocellular pathway has no role in the processing of motion, but it is thought that it may be more involved in processing very low velocities.
Ansiometropic amblyopia: spatial contrast sensitivity deficits in inferred magnocellular and parvocellular vision.
The magnocellular pathway, which is primarily responsible for processing information about location and motion, and the parvocellular pathway, which is primarily responsible for processing information about detail and color (7).
We have established the single cell transcriptome landscape of the paraventricular nucleus including its magno- and parvocellular domains.
7, 10) Central visual pathways transmit the visual input in a parallel manner via the 2 main magnocellular and parvocellular pathways.
2005) Gender and puberty interact on the stress-induced activation of parvocellular neuro-secretory neurons and corticotropin-releasing hormone messenger ribonucleic acid expression in the rat.
Differential effects of alcohol on contrast processing mediated by the Magnocellular and Parvocellular pathways.
The fourteen contributions that make up the main body of the text are organized in three parts devoted to the properties and control of vasopressin and oxytocin neurons and synaptic plasticity and the autoregulation of vasopressin and oxytocin release in magnocellular neuroendocrine neurons, and gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons of the parvocellular neurosecretory system.
The methods employed here might be more sensitive to the parvocellular pathway function (photopic luminance, frequencies from 0.