Definition of magnocellular in English:

magnocellular

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • Consisting of, designating, or relating to neurons with large cell bodies.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry. From scientific Latin magnocellularis from classical Latin magnus great ( magni-) + -o- + scientific Latin cellularis.

Pronunciation

magnocellular

/ˌmaɡnəʊˈsɛljʊlə/