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Medical Term:

pineal nerve


Definition: nonmyelinated postsynaptic sympathetic nerve fibers arising in the superior cervical ganglion and terminating in the perivascular spaces of the pineal gland, between or synapsing with pinealocytes.

Synonym(s): nervus pinealisTA

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