Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of pineal.

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Examples

  • Even the blind have this rhythm, indicating that our pineals along with other neurological inputs can substitute for these special cells in our eye.

    You Staying Young

  • The average amount of serotonin found in the pineals of normal persons is about 3.52 micrograms per gland.

    LSD and the Third Eye

  • Lerner was interested in melanomas, cancers of the pigment cells of human skin; he was curious to find out if there was any possible connection between this skin-lightening substance found in pineals and cancer.

    LSD and the Third Eye

  • Giarmin and Freedman did find that the pineals of certain deceased mental patients who had suffered from specified mental disorders showed a considerable excess of serotonin in their pineals.

    LSD and the Third Eye

  • They worked with 200,000 beef pineals obtained from slaughterhouses and finally isolated a tiny quantity of substance that, on injection, lightened the skin of a tadpole.

    The Human Brain

  • Mice with new pineals lived 25 percent longer, but we’re yet unable to determine if the same statistics would be true for humans.

    You Staying Young

  • The old animals’ hair grew thicker and lusher when the new pineals were inserted.

    You Staying Young

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