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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: epiphysis (0.01228 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to epiphysis.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: epiphysis epiphysis n 1: the end of a long bone; initially separated from the main bone by a layer of cartilage that eventually ossifies so the parts become fused 2: a small endocrine gland in the brain; situated beneath the back part of the corpus callosum; secretes melatonin [syn: pineal gland, pineal body, epiphysis cerebri] [also: epiphyses (pl)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: epiphysis Pineal \Pi"ne*al\, a. [L. pinea the cone of a pine, from pineus of the pine, from pinus a pine: cf. F. pin['e]ale.] Of or pertaining to a pine cone; resembling a pine cone. [1913 Webster] Pineal gland (Anat.), a glandlike body in the roof of the third ventricle of the vertebrate brain; -- called also pineal body, epiphysis, conarium. In some animals it is connected with a rudimentary eye, the so-called pineal eye, and in other animals it is supposed to be the remnant of a dorsal median eye. [1913 Webster]

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