Definition of epithalamus in English:

epithalamus

Pronunciation: /ˌepēˈTHaləməs//ˌepəˈTHaləməs/

noun

Anatomy
  • A part of the dorsal forebrain including the pineal gland and a region in the roof of the third ventricle of the brain.

    • ‘In addition to the latter, the following components of the epithalamus can be distinguished: the habenular commissure, the pineal body, and the posterior commissure.’
    • ‘Parts of the epithalamus that are visible in a mid-sagittal view of the gross brain include the pineal body or gland, the habenula, and the stria medullaris.’

Pronunciation:

epithalamus

/ˌepēˈTHaləməs//ˌepəˈTHaləməs/