Medical Definition of Chief cell of corpus pineale

1. A cell of the pineal body with long processes ending in bulbous expansions. Pinealocytes receive a direct innervation from sympathetic neurons that form recognizable synapses. The club-shaped endings of pinealocyte processes terminate in perivascular spaces surrounding capillaries. Synonym: chief cell of corpus pineale, parenchymatous cell of corpus pineale. Origin: pineal + G. Kytos, cell (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Chief Cell Of Corpus Pineale

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chief artery of thumb
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chief cell of corpus pineale (current term)
chief cell of parathyroid gland
chief cell of stomach
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