epithalamus


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epithalamus

[¦ep·ə′thal·ə·məs]
(anatomy)
A division of the vertebrate diencephalon including the habenula, the pineal body, and the posterior commissure.
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Expression of MAOB is also particularly high in the epithalamus and hypothalamus, but low in the cerebellum and white matter.
The main components of the diencephalon are the dorsal and ventral thalamus, hypothalamus, epithalamus, habenular complex, pineal gland, and subthalamic nucleus [47].
Piggins, "Circadian oscillators in the epithalamus," Neuroscience, vol.
The LHb is a small node-like structure in the epithalamus region of the brain that is critical for processing a variety of inputs from the basal ganglia, hypothalamus and cerebral cortex and transmitting encoded responses (output) to the brainstem, an ancient part of the brain that mammals share with reptiles.