epithalamus(redirected from Corpus pineale)
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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.
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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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