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magnocellular

[‚mag·nə′sel·yə·lər]
(cell and molecular biology)
Having large cell bodies; said of various nuclei of the central nervous system.
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21,32) It was further hypothesised that these were the retinal ganglion cells that formed part of the magnocellular pathway.
Different from other automated VF testing modalities, the low spatial temporal frequency stimulus used in FDT presumably stimulates the magnocellular pathway [21].
4) tend to be most indicative of the magnocellular pathway function (mesopic luminance conditions, lower spatial frequencies).
Another important feature of this research design was the inclusion of additional measures to corroborate and explore the potential salutatory effects of the intervention, such as measures of oral reading, phonological skill, magnocellular functioning, and general attentional abilities.
The second phase of the triphasic response is caused by the uncontrolled release of ADH from degenerating posterior pituitary tissue, or from the remaining magnocellular neurons whose axons have been injured (1).
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.
These two neuropeptides are synthesized in magnocellular neurons (MCNs) of supraoptic (SO) and paraventricular (PV) hypothalamic nuclei and stored and released on their terminals endings at the nervous lobe of the pituitary gland.
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.
Components of after-hyperpolarization in magnocellular neurones of the rat supraoptic nucleus in vitro.
Three different subregions (or subnuclei) have been ascribed to the MD (Dewulf, 1971; Hirai and Jones, 1989; Armstrong, 1990; Jones, 1997a; Jones, 1997b), an anteromedial magnocellular ([MD.
The neurohypophysial nona-peptide oxytocin (OT) is biosynthesized in magnocellular neurons in the hypothalamic supraoptic and paraventricular nuclei (SON, PVN) (2).