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(hă-ben′yŭ-lă )

(hă-ben′yŭ-lē″)
(hă-ben′yŭ-lī″)
pl. habenulae [L. habenula, little rein, strap]

1. A frenum or any reinlike or whiplike structure.
2. A peduncle or stalk attached to the pineal body of the brain. Fibers that travel posteriorly along the dorsomedial border of the thalamus to the habenular ganglia (epithalamus) resemble reins.
3. A narrow bandlike stricture.
habenular (hă-ben′yŭ-lăr ), adj.

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TY - ELEC T1 - habenula ID - 732757 ED - Venes,Donald, BT - Taber's Medical Dictionary UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732757/all/habenula PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 23 DB - Nursing Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -