Pineal Gland

Pineal Gland

P750/0120 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 59.4MB

Downloadable file size: 931.9KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Restrictions: Restrictions may apply. Please contact SPL for further details

Caption: Three-dimensional visualisation based on segmented human data of the pineal gland (yellow), a small organ located on the posterior part of the roof of the third ventricle, seen here below the corpus collosum. It is connected to the brain via a short stalk containing nerve fibers which communicate with the hypothalamus. The pineal gland secretes the hormone melatonin which regulates the circadian rhythms of the body. Its secretion during hours of darkness produces a hypnotic effect which results in sleep.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: anatomical, anatomical illustration, anatomical illustrations, anatomy, body scans, chemical, collosum, corpus, corpus collosum, endocrine, endocrine system, endocrine systems, fiber, gland, homeostasis, hormonal, hormone, human body, hypnosis, hypnotic, hypothalami, hypothalamus, hypothalamuses, illustration, illustrations, medical, medical illustration, medical illustrations, melatonin, nerve, nerve fiber, nerve fibers, neuron, pineal, pineal gland, pineal glands, scan, sleep, sleeping, sleeps

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.