habenular nucleus

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habenular nucleus

[hə′ben·yə·lər ′nü·klē·əs]
(anatomy)
Either of a pair of nerve centers that are located at the base of the pineal body on either side and serve as an olfactory correlation center.
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Cristino, "The interplay between the pineal complex and the habenular nuclei in lower vertebrates in the context of the evolution of cerebral asymmetry," Brain Research Bulletin, vol.