habenula

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habenula

[hə′ben·yə·lə]
(anatomy)
Stalk of the pineal body.
A ribbonlike structure.
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With BSE-L, the staining was finer and essentially confined to the habenular, geniculate, and dorsal nuclei of the thalamus; the lateral hypothalamus; the lacunosom moleculare layer of the hippocampus; the superficial gray layer of the superior colliculus; and the raphe nuclei of the brain stem.
2004) and in cholinergic neurons of the medial habenular nucleus (Miyake and Itoh 1996), and is involved specifically in neurite outgrowth (Hart et al.
Stage 20: The Choroid Plexus of the Lateral Ventricles, the Optic and Habenular Commissures, and the Interpeduncular and Septal Nuclei.