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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: epiphysis(0.01228 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to epiphysis.
English → English (WordNet)
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)
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.
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.