pinealectomy


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pinealectomy

 [pin″e-ah-lek´to-me]
excision of the pineal body.

pin·e·al·ec·to·my

(pin'ē-ăl-ek'tŏ-mē),
Removal of the pineal body.
[pineal + G. ektomē, excision]

pinealectomy

/pin·e·al·ec·to·my/ (pin″e-ah-lek´tah-me) excision of the pineal body.

pinealectomy

(pĭn′ē-ə-lĕk′tə-mē, pī′nē-)
n.
Surgical removal of the pineal body.

pinealectomy

[pin′ē·əlek′təme]
Etymology: L, pineus + Gk, ektomē, excision
the surgical removal of the pineal body.

pin·e·al·ec·to·my

(pin'ē-ă-lek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of the pineal body.
[pineal + G. ektomē, excision]
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Pinealectomy ameliorates collagen-II-induced arthritis in mice.
Effect of pinealectomy on prolactin, testosterone and luteinizing hormone concentration in plasma of bull caves exposed to 8 or 16 hours of light por day.
Lynch HJ, Ozaki Y, Shakal D, Wurtman RJ: Melatonin excretion of man and rats: effect of time of day, sleep, pinealectomy and food consumption.
It is indicated that pinealectomy causes a decrease in hepatic and muscular glucogenesis which provides an increase in the blood levels of glucose and a decrease in insulin, while it may be responsible for glucose intolerance and impaired insulin secretion as well.
Pinealectomy prevents the nocturnal decrease in plasma glucose concentration which results in an increased 24-hour mean glucose concentration in rats.
Chemical pinealectomy was achieved using propranolol followed by exogenous hydrocortisone treatment.
Pinealectomy aggravates and melatonin administration attenuates brain damage in focal ischemia.
In animal studies as far back as 1964, melatonin injections in mice demonstrated a core temperature drop of 2-3[degrees]C (Arutyanyan, Mashkowski, & Roshchina, 1964), whereas pinealectomy in sheep and rabbits resulted in increased body temperatures (Dawson & van den Heuvel).
Geographic differences for delay of sexual maturation in Peromyscus leukopus: effects of photoperiod, pinealectomy, and melatonin.
Effects of photoperiod, melatonin and pinealectomy on ethanol consumption in rats.
Effect of pinealectomy and melatonin replacement on morphological and biochemical recovery after traumatic brain injury.
In this study, we investigated the effect of pinealectomy and administration of exogenous melatonin on oxidative stress and morphological changes after experimental brain injury.