pineal stalk


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pin·e·al stalk

the attachment of the pineal body to the roof of the third ventricle; it contains the pineal recess of the third ventricle.
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pin·e·al stalk

(pin'ē-ăl stawk)
The attachment of the pineal gland (body) to the roof of the third ventricle; it contains the pineal recess of the third ventricle.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

stalk

(stok)
An elongated structure usually serving to attach or support an organ or structure.

belly stalk

The structure in an embryo that develops into the umbilical cord.

body stalk

A bridge of mesoderm that connects the caudal end of the embryo with the chorion. It later forms the structural tissue of the umbilical cord.

cerebellar stalk

One of the cerebellar peduncles that connect the cerebellum with the brainstem.

infundibular stalk

Infundibulum (3).

optic stalk

The structure that connects the optic vesicle or cup to the forebrain.

pineal stalk

Pineal peduncle.

yolk stalk

The duct that connects the embryonic gut to the yolk sac. It disappears during fetal development. Synonym: omphalomesenteric duct; vitelline duct
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