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