epithalamus

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epithalamus

 [ep″ĭ-thal´ah-mus]
the part of the diencephalon just superior and posterior to the thalamus, comprising the pineal body and adjacent structures.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ep·i·thal·a·mus

(ep'i-thal'ă-mŭs), [TA]
A small dorsomedial area of the thalamus corresponding to the habenula and its associated structures, the stria medullaris of the thalamus, pineal gland, and habenular commissure.
[epi- + thalamus]
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ep·i·thal·a·mus

(ep'i-thal'ă-mŭs) [TA]
A small dorsomedial area of the thalamus corresponding to the habenula and its associated structures, the medullary stria, pineal body, and habenular commissure.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012