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What is pineal body?

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Answered 2014-08-22 13:56:08

Pineal body is a very small type of tissue that is found in the brain. In some mammals, the pineal body is responsible for the secretion of hormones.

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Is the pineal gland the lightest organ on the body?

If based on the premise that the pineal gland is the smallest organ in the body, then it could be argued that yes, the pineal gland is also the lightest organ in the body. It also called the pineal body, or "third eye" and is located between the two hemispheres of the brain.

Which is smallest gland in the body?

Pineal gland (or pineal body) is the smallest gland in the body. It is an endocrine gland located between the two hemispheres of the brain.

Where is melatonin made?

Melatonin is produced in the pineal gland. The pineal gland is a part of the brain. The pineal gland helps to regulate the sleep cycle of the body.

What is the function of the Pineal body?

Regulation of circadian rhythm.

Which is the biological clock of human body?

melatonin which is produced by the pineal gland

What does fluoride do to your body?

the pineal gland is in your brain, regulates the horomone system for the entire body. the pineal gland is filled with water, and flouride turns that water into calcium. there are dozens of different types of tumors but that is one of them.

Importance of pineal gland?

The pineal gland is essential to normal sleep patterns. It produces melatonin, the hormone that lets the body know when it's time to sleep.

Which is the smallest part of brain?

Pineal gland or Pineal body which makes melatonin, a hormone important in the sleep-wake cycle. It also influences sexual development

According to Descartes the site in the brain at which the mind and body interact is the?

The pineal gland. Descartes had a lot of funny ideas about the pineal gland. The pineal gland, which is an endocrine gland, secretes melatonin, a regulatory hormone that is responsible for the sleep-wake cycle (circadian rhythm). http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/pineal-gland/

Organs of the cranial cavity?

brain, pituitary gland, pineal body, and hypothalamus.

What are the hormones in the pineal glands?

Melatonin is a hormone secreted by pineal gland.It helps in maintaining the sleep wake cycle......menstrual cycle in femaels.....maintainence of body temperature..

List 2 endocrine glands present in brain?

The ones I know about are: 1. Pineal Gland also known as Pineal Body or Epiphysis Celebri 2. Pituitary Gland

What are three important glands in your body?

Adrenal glands, Pituitary gland, and Pineal gland.

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