"Pineal Gland" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A light-sensitive neuroendocrine organ attached to the roof of the THIRD VENTRICLE of the brain. The pineal gland secretes MELATONIN, other biogenic amines, and neuropeptides.
- Pineal Gland
- Gland, Pineal
- Glands, Pineal
- Pineal Glands
- Epiphysis Cerebri
- Cerebri, Epiphysis
- Pineal Body
- Bodies, Pineal
- Body, Pineal
- Pineal Bodies
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Pineal Gland".
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