mag·ni·cel·lu·lar (mag″nĭ-selґu-lər) composed of large cells, as opposed to parvicellular.

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  • magnocellular — Composed of cells of large size. [L. magnus, large, + cellular] * * * mag·no·cel·lu·lar .mag nō sel yə lər adj being or containing neurons with large cell bodies <motion and depth perception processed by the magnocellular visual pathway>… …   Medical dictionary

  • parvicellular — par·vi·cel·lu·lar (pahr″vĭ selґu lər) [L. parvus small + cellular] composed of small cells, as opposed to magnicellular …   Medical dictionary

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