Reference Terms
from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pineal gland

The pineal gland (also called the pineal body or epiphysis) is a small endocrine gland in the brain.

It is located near the center of the brain, between the two hemispheres, tucked in a groove where the two rounded thalamic bodies join.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Pineal gland", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
Related Stories

Share This Page:

Health & Medicine News
August 25, 2016

Latest Headlines
updated 12:56 pm ET