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Fetal Pineal Gland Anatomy

Superior (dorsal) view of the diencephalic-mesencephalic area of a 3.5-month-old human fetus.

The third ventricle (3 ventr) without pial covering is seen to the right in the micrograph. The small pineal gland is a small protuberance (arrow) and merging via the broad stalk with the habenula (Ha). Sup col.: superior colliculus. Bar = 2 mm.

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Reference

Møller M, Phansuwan-Pujito P & Badiu C. (2014). Neuropeptide Y in the adult and fetal human pineal gland. Biomed Res Int , 2014, 868567. PMID: 24757681 DOI.

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© 2014 Morten Møller et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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