Pineal Gland

Pineal Gland

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The pineal gland is a small gland in the brain that makes melatonin, a hormone that helps regulate the sleep-wake cycle.

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Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical ReviewerAlfred Lewy, MD, PhD - Psychiatry

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

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