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Pineal Gland MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pineal Gland
Tree Number(s)
A06.300.635
A06.688.733
A08.186.211.180.200.680
A08.186.211.200.317.200.620
A08.713.733
Unique ID
D010870
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010870
Annotation
neoplasms: coordinate PINEAL GLAND (IM) with BRAIN NEOPLASMS (IM) + histological type of neoplasm (IM); consider PINEALOMA
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Corpus Pineale
Epiphysis Cerebri
Pineal Body
NLM Classification #
WK 350
See Also
Pinealectomy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/22
Pineal Gland Preferred
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