Epithalamus

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

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

Anatomy: Brain
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Section: Anatomy
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