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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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Midget cells form the start of the parvocellular system, which processes 'red-green' cone opponent information, whereas the bi-stratified ganglion cells, which form the koniocellular system, process 'blue-yellow' colour signals.
The methods employed here might be more sensitive to the parvocellular pathway function (photopic luminance, frequencies from 0.
Contrast response properties of magnocellular and parvocellular pathways in retinitis pigmentosa assessed by the visual evoked potential.
Negative feedback control is provided by the circulating CORT, which hinds to the glucocorticoid receptors of the parvocellular neurons to inhibit further CRH release, although negative feedback also at other levels.
Functional neuroanatomy of the parvocellular vasopressinergic system: transcriptional responses to stress and glucocorticoid feedback.
Contrast sensitivity deficits in inferred magnocellular and parvocellular pathways in retinitis pigmentosa.
These particular pathways have their components synthesized in the ARC and are targeted at the parvocellular PVN (pPVN) and magnocellular PVN (mPVN), which may provide insight on the mechanisms underlying obesity and food addiction.
Visual attention to color: Parvocellular guidance of attentional resources?
The purpose of this study was to compare pattern-reversal multifocal visual evoked potentials (mfVEP) at different stimulus contrast levels and eccentricities to see if mfVEP would allow distinction between the Magnocellular and Parvocellular pathways.
Regulation of multiple peptides in CRF parvocellular neurosecretory neurons: Implications for the stress response.
Using systematic random sampling and an optical fractionator design, the total number of neuron and glial cells in the MD subdivisions: parvocellular ([MD.
Both the visual and the auditory thalamic systems have magnocellular and parvocellular components.