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Pineal Recess
Nervous System

Pineal Recess

Recessus pinealis

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The pineal recess is a small extension located posteriorly on the lateral surface of the the third ventricle, inferior to the suprapineal recess. It extends posteriorly into the pineal body.

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The hollow of the pineal stalk, the pineal recess, is an extension of the third ventricle and is lined by ependymal cells.

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