pineal

adjective pi·ne·al \ ˈpī-nē-əl , pī-ˈnē- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pineal

: of, relating to, or secreted by the pineal gland
  • a pineal tumor
  • the pineal hormone melatonin

Origin and Etymology of pineal

French pinéal, from Middle French, from Latin pinea pinecone, from feminine of pineus of pine, from pinus


Medical Dictionary

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pineal

adjective pi·ne·al \ ˈpī-nē-əl , pī-ˈ \

medical Definition of pineal

: of, relating to, or being the pineal gland

2

pineal

noun

medical Definition of pineal


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