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Definitions of pineal:

part of speech: adjective

Resembling shape of pine cone.

part of speech: adjective

Shaped like or relating to a pine- cone.

Usage examples for pineal:

  • Since that time investigation of the more important organs of internal secretion- namely, the gonads, thyroid, thymus, suprarenals, pituitary, and pineal bodies- has been carried on both by clinical observation and experiment by a great number of physiologists with very striking results, and new hormones have been discovered in the walls of the intestine and other organs. "Hormones and Heredity", J. T. Cunningham
  • We must admit that Descartes' scientific studies led him to make this mind that sits in the little pineal gland something very material. "An Introduction to Philosophy", George Stuart Fullerton

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