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What is the role of the pineal gland?

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The pineal gland is found near the center of the brain and may be linked to sleep patterns.

From: Endocrine Disorders WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: The American Medical Association: "Endocrine System." Kids Health.org: "Endocrine System." Medline Plus: "Endocrine Diseases." The Hormone Society: "Endocrine System." National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: "Polycystic Ovary Syndrome."  American Association of Clinical Chemistry, Lab Tests Online: "Endocrine Syndromes."





Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on August 15, 2017

SOURCES: The American Medical Association: "Endocrine System." Kids Health.org: "Endocrine System." Medline Plus: "Endocrine Diseases." The Hormone Society: "Endocrine System." National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: "Polycystic Ovary Syndrome."  American Association of Clinical Chemistry, Lab Tests Online: "Endocrine Syndromes."





Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on August 15, 2017

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