[ ep-uh-thal-uh-muhs ]
/ ˌɛp əˈθæl ə məs /
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noun, plural ep·i·thal·a·mi [ep-uh-thal-uh-mahy]. /ˌɛp əˈθæl əˌmaɪ/. Anatomy.
the dorsal area of the diencephalon containing a habenula and the pineal gland.
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Medical definitions for epithalamus
[ ĕp′ə-thăl′ə-məs ]
A dorsal segment of the diencephalon containing the habenula and the pineal body.
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