Suprapineal recess

Last revised by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking on 24 Feb 2019

The suprapineal recess is a small angular recess or diverticulum that forms the posterior wall of the third ventricle superior to the habenular commissure and the larger pineal recess.

Some anatomists describe a single pineal recess rather than separate pineal and suprapineal recesses.

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