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small endocrine gland found in most vertebrates, which produces melatonin; in humans, located in the epithalamus, in a groove where the two halves of the thalamus join; its shape and size resembles a pine nut, after which it is named
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This category has the following 3 subcategories, out of 3 total.
Media in category "Pineal gland"
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- Circadian rhythm.svg 512 × 384; 63 KB
- Midline sagittal view of the brainstem and cerebellum.png 688 × 505; 396 KB
- The Pineal Gland Overview.png 1,500 × 2,100; 885 KB