Pineal gland

Definition of Pineal gland

(Anat.) a glandlike body in the roof of the third ventricle of the vertebrate brain; - called also pineal body, epiphysis, conarium. In some animals it is connected with a rudimentary eye, the so-called pineal eye, and in other animals it is supposed to be the remnant of a dorsal median eye.

See also: Pineal

Related Words

ductless gland, endocrine, endocrine gland, epiphysis, epiphysis cerebri, pineal body
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