Brain: Pineal recess
Median sagittal section of brain. (Pineal recess not labeled, but region is visible.)
Latin recessus pinealis
Gray's subject #189 816
Part of
BrainInfo/UW hier-439
MeSH [1]

The pineal recess is a small recess of the third ventricle which projects into the stalk of the pineal body.

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