Nevertheless, he supposed that communications between them took place through a part of the brain called the pineal body.
At the posterior end of this is the pineal body, which the section has just escaped.
The epiphysis, or pineal body, is quite as degenerate as in mammals, although still forming a long stalk as in reptiles.
The superior pair of these bodies is overlapped by the pineal body and forms part of the lower visual centres.
pineal body n.
A small, unpaired, flattened glandular structure lying in the depression between the two superior colliculi of the brain and secreting the hormone melatonin. Also called conarium, epiphysis, pineal gland.