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The pineal gland, conarium, or epiphysis cerebri, is a small endocrine gland in the brain of . Calcification of the pineal gland is typical in young adults, and has been observed in children as young as two years of age. The internal secretions of.

The ultrastructure of the rat pineal gland was studied from 75 days until 10 months of age. Type I pinealocytes of young adults showed nuclei with dispersed .

Even in the adult seal, however, the pineal gland is considerably large and its weight can reach up to approximately 4000 mg, 27 times larger.

The far higher contrast resolution of CT means that calcification is almost always visible in the adult pineal gland, sometimes visible as specs embedded in a.

Once called the third eye, the pineal gland is a gland located deep in the Older adults tend to sleep less and may have trouble falling asleep.