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  1. tuber cinereum(Noun)

    The part of the hypothalamus to which the pituitary gland is attached


  1. Tuber cinereum

    The tuber cinereum is a hollow eminence of gray matter situated between the mammillary bodies and the optic chiasm. The tuber cinereum is part of the hypothalamus.

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  1. Tuber Cinereum

    Layer of gray matter in the hypothalamus that also forms part of the floor of the third ventricle and merges anteriorly into the infundibulum (see PITUITARY GLAND, POSTERIOR).


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