epithalamus

noun

epi·​thal·​a·​mus ˌep-ə-ˈthal-ə-məs How to pronounce epithalamus (audio)
plural epithalami -ˌmī How to pronounce epithalamus (audio)
: a dorsal segment of the diencephalon containing the habenula and the pineal gland

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“Epithalamus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/epithalamus. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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