epithalami

epithalamus

[ep-uh-thal-uh-muhs]
noun, plural epithalami [ep-uh-thal-uh-mahy] . Anatomy.
the dorsal area of the diencephalon containing a habenula and the pineal gland.

Origin:
1900–05; < Neo-Latin; see epi-, thalamus

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epithalamus ep·i·thal·a·mus (ěp'ə-thāl'ə-məs)
n.
A dorsal segment of the diencephalon containing the habenula and the pineal body.

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