suprapineal recess(redirected from Recessus suprapinealis)
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]
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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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