pinealocyte

noun
pin·​e·​a·​lo·​cyte | \ ˈpin-ē-ə-lə-ˌsīt How to pronounce pinealocyte (audio) \

Medical Definition of pinealocyte

: the parenchymatous epithelioid cell of the pineal gland that has prominent nucleoli and long processes ending in bulbous expansions

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“Pinealocyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pinealocyte. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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