Encyclopedia of Immunotoxicology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Hans-Werner Vohr

Pineal Gland

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-54596-2_201167

Corpus pineale; epiphysis, epiphysis cerebri, pineal body, ductless gland; a small endocrine gland in the brain, situated beneath the back part of the corpus callosum, which produces the hormones melatonin and serotonin.


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