Pineal recess

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Brain: Pineal recess
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Median sagittal section of brain. (Pineal recess not labeled, but region is visible.)
Latin recessus pinealis
Gray's p.816
NeuroNames hier-439

The pineal recess is a small recess of the third ventricle which projects into the stalk of the pineal body.

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.