habenular


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ha·ben·u·lar

(hă-ben'yū-lăr),
Relating to a habenula, especially the stalk of the pineal body.

ha·ben·u·lar

(hă-ben'yū-lăr)
Relating to a habenula, especially the stalk of the pineal body.

habenula

(hă-ben′yŭ-lă) plural.habenulae [L. habenula, little rein, strap]
1. A frenum or any reinlike or whiplike structure.
2. A peduncle or stalk attached to the pineal body of the brain. Fibers that travel posteriorly along the dorsomedial border of the thalamus to the habenular ganglia (epithalamus) resemble reins.
3. A narrow bandlike stricture. habenular (-lăr), adjective

habenula urethralis

Either of two whitish bands between the clitoris and meatus urethra in young females.
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Using this unique combination of methods, we will monitor and perturb the activity of functionally distinct elements of habenular and brainstem circuits, in vivo.
innate differences in neuropeptide V (NPV) mRNA expression in discrete brain regions between alcohol-preferring (P) and--nonpreferring (NP) rats: A significantly low level of NPV mRNA in dentate gyrus of the hippocampus and absence of NPV mRNA in the medial habenular nucleus of P rats.
The habenular commisure, anterior to the pineal gland, is another location for physiologic calcifications.