suprapineal recess

(redirected from Recessus suprapinealis)

su·pra·pin·e·al re·cess

[TA]
a variable diverticulum from the posterior portion of the third ventricle of the brain, running backward some distance above and beyond the pineal recess.
Synonym(s): recessus suprapinealis [TA]

suprapineal recess

A posterior extension of the roof of the third ventricle forming a small cavity above the pineal body.
See also: recess
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