epithalamus

noun
epi·​thal·​a·​mus | \ ˌep-ə-ˈthal-ə-məs How to pronounce epithalamus (audio) \
plural epithalami\ -​ˌmī How to pronounce epithalamus (audio) \

Medical Definition of epithalamus

: 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 25 Jul. 2021.

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