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Pineal body

Name: Pineal body
Description: A midline, cone like structure located in the dorso-caudal roof of the 3rd ventricle, attached by peduncles to the habenular and posterior commissures. The stalk contains nerve fibers, blood vessels, connective tissue and parenchymal cells (Paxinos, The Rat Central Nervous System, 2nd ed, pg 399).
Synonym(s): corpus pineale, epiphysis, conarium, epiphysis cerebri, pineal gland
Is part of: Epithalamus
Abbreviation: Pi
Super-category: circumventricular organ
Id: birnlex_1184
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Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 280

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AbbrevPi  +
AbbrevSourceNeuroNames_abbrevSource  +
Created7 October 2006  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionA midline, cone like structure located in A midline, cone like structure located in the dorso-caudal roof of the 3rd ventricle, attached by peduncles to the habenular and posterior commissures. The stalk contains nerve fibers, blood vessels, connective tissue and parenchymal cells (Paxinos, The Rat Central Nervous System, 2nd ed, pg 399). t Central Nervous System, 2nd ed, pg 399).
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idbirnlex_1184  +
Is part ofEpithalamus  +
LabelPineal body  +
ModifiedDate9 March 2012  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=280  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SuperCategorycircumventricular organ  +
Synonymcorpus pineale  +, epiphysis  +, conarium  +, epiphysis cerebri  +, and pineal gland  +
UmlscuiC0031939  +