resembling a pine cone in shape.
of or relating to the pineal body.
- pre·pin·e·al, adjective
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How to use pineal in a sentence
During the same stage the pineal gland grows into a sack-like body, springing from the roof of the thalamencephalon, fig. 1b, pn.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1 | Francis Maitland Balfour
At its side also a deep constriction is being formed in it, immediately behind the pineal gland.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1 | Francis Maitland Balfour
He grabbed the axe he'd left there and swung it against the nerve-stem where it entered the pineal gland.
He felt no remorse, but a great sadness, a sense of tragedy as he stepped around the pool and closed the door of the pineal gland.
Strings of tiny green bulbs guided the path toward the pineal gland, the citadel of The Brain.
British Dictionary definitions for pineal
resembling a pine cone
of or relating to the pineal gland
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