pineal bud

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pineal bud

median diverticulum from caudal part of the roof of diencephalon; proliferation of cells in its walls converts it into the pineal body, a conic gland.

pin·e·al bud

(pin'ē-ăl bŭd)
A median evagination of the caudal part of the diencephalon; proliferation of the cells in its walls converts it into the pineal gland (body).
Synonym(s): pineal diverticulum.