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pineal eye
medical dictionary

A non-image-forming, photoreceptive eye in or near the median line in certain crustacea and lower vertebrates; homologue of pineal gland in higher forms.

Synonyms: epiphysial eye, parietal eye.

(05 Mar 2000)

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