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pineal body

n. pineal body

Definition of pineal body in English

Small endocrine gland, centrally located in the vertebrate brain, whose primary function is the production of melatonin in order to regulate sleep patterns.

Synonyms of pineal body in English

pineal gland, conarium, epiphysis cerebri, third eye

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(N) Endocrine System

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(N) Parts of the Nervous System

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