Dr Francis Deng and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The epithalamus is a dorsal posterior segment of the diencephalon that includes the habenulastria medullarispineal gland, and posterior commissure. Its function is the connection between the limbic system to other parts of the brain.

Anatomy: Brain

Anatomy: Brain

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rID: 5833
Section: Anatomy
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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: epithalamus
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  • Figure 2: pineal region anatomy (illustration)
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