subcommissural organ

noun

sub·​com·​mis·​sur·​al organ ˌsəb-ˌkäm-ə-ˌshu̇r-əl- How to pronounce subcommissural organ (audio)
: an aggregation of columnar cells situated between the posterior commissure and the third ventricle of the brain

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“Subcommissural organ.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/subcommissural%20organ. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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