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epithalamus

[ep-uh-thal-uh-muh s] /ˌɛp əˈθæl ə məs/
noun, plural epithalami
[ep-uh-thal-uh-mahy] /ˌɛp əˈθæl əˌmaɪ/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy
1.
the dorsal area of the diencephalon containing a habenula and the pineal gland.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Neo-Latin; see epi-, thalamus
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epithalamus in Medicine

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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