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pin·e·al bod·y

[TA]
a small, unpaired, flattened body, shaped somewhat like a pinecone, attached at its anterior pole to the region of the posterior and habenular commissures and lying in the depression between the two superior colliculi below the splenium of the corpus callosum; it is a glandular structure, composed of follicles containing epithelioid cells and lime concretions called brain sand; despite its attachment to the brain, it appears to receive nerve fibers exclusively from the peripheral autonomic nervous system. It produces melatonin and serotonin.
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pinus

(pī′nŭs) [L pinus., pine]
The pineal gland.
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Pinus sibirica is distributed across different habitats; the elevation range is 2100-2500 m.a.s.l, with the exceptional occurrence along Pur and Taz Rivers where elevation varies from 28 to 91 m and 50-75 m.a.s.l respectively (Mudrik and Vil'chek, 2001; Timoshok et al., 2014).
Ao compararem 16 especies de pinus e, baseados em caracteristicas do habitat, tamanho do propagulo e numero das populacoes-recurso, Zenni e Simberloff (2013) confirmaram a presenca de Pinus elliottii como invasor em Floresta Ombrofila Mista.
Reconstruccion de precipitacion invierno-primavera con anillos anuales de Pinus douglasiana en la Reserva de la Biosfera de Manantlan, Jalisco.
noctilio in Botucatu may have been through timber transport, due to the presence of the pest, Pinus spp., in the vicinity of the arboretum.
This study evaluated strength in shear parallel to the grain of the species Pinus elliottii and Pinus taeda subject to heat treatment, time variation in kiln at 60[degrees]C (relatively low compared to thermal rectification), to assess if the influence of temperature and exposure time significantly affect wood strength.
We visually estimated the percentage coverage of all vegetation and Pinus pumila based on two 5 m2 quadrats (10 m apart) that were placed near the center of each site.
The Tukey test, at 5% of the significance level, was used to group the levels of the wood factor (Wood) (Cambara (Ca), Pinus (Pi), Parica (Pa), and thinning (Wt)) used in the OSB manufacture.
dorsatum stayed only a short time on Pinus pinaster Aiton after damage was observed, when adults had completed their flight period and disappeared under field conditions.
A common characteristic of most of this Pinus pungens research is that it occurred in the southern half of the species range.