pineal cells

pin·e·al cells

cells of the corpus pineale or pinealocyte.
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The supporting clinical studies that he cites demonstrated the effect of electromagnetic fields on the secretion and oncostatic action of melatonin, on pineal cells, on bacteria and yeast proliferation, and on human immunoglobulin on the beta lymphocytes.
In experiments on hamsters, the antibody revealed thin nerve connections running from pineal cells to the regions called the posterior commissure and the habenula.