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hy·po·thal·a·mus

 (hī′pō-thăl′ə-məs)
n.
The part of the brain that lies below the thalamus, forming the major portion of the ventral region of the diencephalon and functioning to regulate bodily temperature, certain metabolic processes, and other autonomic activities.

hy′po·tha·lam′ic (-thə-lăm′ĭk) adj.

hypothalamus

(ˌhaɪpəˈθæləməs)
n, pl -mi (-ˌmaɪ)
(Anatomy) a neural control centre at the base of the brain, concerned with hunger, thirst, satiety, and other autonomic functions
hypothalamic adj

hy•po•thal•a•mus

(ˌhaɪ poʊˈθæl ə məs)

n., pl. -mi (-ˌmaɪ)
a region of the diencephalon of the brain that is the regulating center for visceral functions, as sleep cycles, body temperature, and the activity of the pituitary gland.
[1895–1900; < German (1893) < Greek; see hypo-, thalamus]
hy`po•tha•lam′ic (-θəˈlæm ɪk) adj.

hy·po·thal·a·mus

(hī′pō-thăl′ə-məs)
The part of the brain in vertebrate animals that lies below the thalamus. It regulates many biological processes, including body temperature, thirst, hunger, and sleeping. The hypothalamus also controls hormone production of the pituitary gland.

hypothalamus

A structure in the diencephalon, above the midbrain. Its centers control emotion, hunger, and thirst, and it releases hormones that trigger the production of other hormones by the pituitary gland.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypothalamus - a basal part of the diencephalon governing autonomic nervous systemhypothalamus - a basal part of the diencephalon governing autonomic nervous system
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
betweenbrain, diencephalon, interbrain, thalmencephalon - the posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon
Translations

hypothalamus

[ˌhaɪpəˈθæləməs] N (hypothalami (pl)) [ˌhaɪpəˈθæləmaɪ]hipotálamo m

hypothalamus

n pl <-mi> (Anat) → Hypothalamus m

hy·po·thal·a·mus

n. hipotálamo, parte del diencéfalo.

hypothalamus

n hipotálamo
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July 26, 2017 -- Scientists here have found that stem cells in the brain's hypothalamus govern how fast aging occurs in the body.
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Depending on the species, electroacupuncture within nine to22 minutes led to activation of the hypothalamus, the part of the brain that controls the nervous system and involuntary bodily functions such as heart rate and digestion.
Depending on the species, electro-acupuncture within nine to22 minutes led to activation of the hypothalamus, the part of the brain that controls the nervous system and involuntary bodily functions such as heart rate and digestion.
The hypothalamus plays a pivotal role in integrating external environmental cues and generates the appropriate responses to influence feed intake in mammals, as well as in birds (Schwartz et al.
This is the first study to suggest that Alzheimer's disease pathology increases susceptibility to diabetes due to impaired insulin signalling in the hypothalamus, said lead author Christoph Buettner, associate professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, US.
The hypothalamus gland is mainly responsible for the feeling of hunger and satiation.
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The answer is pretty simple: Marijuana messes with your brain, specifically your hypothalamus.
The brain's attack neurons reside in an area called the ventromedial hypothalamus, a region long linked to aggression in animals.

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