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Pineal Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • having the form of a pine cone
  • relating to the pineal body; "pineal hormone"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Pineal'

  • Pineal gland: The pineal gland, also known as the pineal body, conarium or epiphysis cerebri, is a small endocrine gland in the vertebrate brain. It produces melatonin
  • Pinealoma: Pinealoma is a tumor of the pineal gland. The pineal gland produces the hormone melatonin which plays a role in regulating circadian rhythms. A pinealoma
  • Pinealectomy: Pinealectomy is a surgical procedure in which the pineal gland is removed. Hypophysectomy Thyroidectomy Adrenalectomy
  • Journal of Pineal Research: Journal of Pineal Research is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research on the pineal gland and its hormonal products, chiefly melatonin, in
  • Pineal gland cyst: A pineal gland cyst is a usually benign cyst in the pineal gland, a small endocrine system gland in the brain. Historically, these fluid-filled bodies
  • Papillary tumors of the pineal region: Papillary Tumors of the Pineal Region are located on the pineal gland which is located in the center of the brain. The pineal gland is located on roof

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