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  • adj. Having small-bodied, punctate neuronal cells


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  • Visual processing of color starts at the cones in the retina and continues through ventral stream visual areas, called the parvocellular pathway.

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  • So far, the most compelling evidence she provides concerns the relationship between orbit convergence (movement of the eyes from the sides to the front of the face) and the activity of parvocellular and magnocellular neurons in the LGN (lateral geniculate nucleus) of the primate thalamus.

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  • Frontal vision anatomy is associated with parvocellular development.

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  • OffCon = offspring of control dams (open bars); OffOb = offspring of obese dams (closed bars); mp = medial parvocellular; lm = lateral magnocellular; dp = dorsal parvocellular. * = p

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  • In primates, high-resolution visual information is encoded by the magnocellular and parvocellular pathways, which respectively originate in the retina as populations of parasol and midget retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) [

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