parvocellular

adjective
par·​vo·​cel·​lu·​lar
variants: also parvicellular \ ˌpär-​və-​ˈsel-​yə-​lər How to pronounce parvocellular (audio) \

Medical Definition of parvocellular

: characterized by relatively small cell bodies the parvocellular layers of the lateral geniculate nucleus — compare magnocellular

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“Parvocellular.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parvocellular. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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