ventromedial


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ven·tro·me·di·al

 (vĕn′trō-mē′dē-əl)
adj.
Both ventral and medial; extending toward the ventral surface and the median line.

ven′tro·me′di·al·ly adv.

ventromedial

(ˌvɛntrəʊˈmiːdɪəl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy relating to both the ventral and medial surfaces, or to the front and to the middle
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During my early career, I discovered a circuit linking the ventromedial hypothalamus (VMH) to brown adipose tissue (BAT) and inducing thermogenic beige (browning) white adipose tissue (WAT), regulating EE.
An uptick in the activity of two brain regions, the orbitofrontal cortex and ventromedial striatum, had previously been identified in brain scans of people with obsessive-compulsive disorder, which afflicts roughly 1 percent of the population worldwide.
Sugiere que la corteza prefrontal ventromedial actua como zona de convergencia asociando una conducta con la emocion primaria provocada por su consecuencia.
Sirviendo como la mayor via eferente de la amigdala cerebral, el trayecto de la estria terminalis es desde su division corticomedial hasta el nucleo ventromedial del hipotalamo.
Usando una metodologia similar, Bechara y colaboradores describieron la existencia de deficits especificos de los procesos de toma de decisiones en pacientes con danos selectivos en la corteza prefrontal ventromedial, que incluye la seccion medial de la corteza orbitofrontal, seccion subgenual del giro cingulado y polo frontal (Bechara et al.
Personality changes that result from traumatic brain injury (TBI) of the sudden deceleration type--even when mild--are frequently referable to the frontal lobe, especially focal orbital and/or ventromedial damage of the prefrontal cortex.
The distributions of the vessels in the dorsomedial (DM), ventromedial (VM), dorsolateral (DL) and ventrolateral (VL) quadrants were achieved through an imaginary trace of two planes perpendicular among themselves.
While lesions of the dorsolateral prefrontal convexity tend to be associated with the more purely cognitive executive disorders, disorders with a component of behavioral dyscontrol are correlated with ventromedial and orbital frontal lesions [19].
Comparison of the brains from patients with EAD to normal brains found significant increases in all the pathologic hallmarks of the disease (dendritic plaques, neuritic plaques, and neurofibrillatory tangles) in all of the neocortical and ventromedial regions.
By contrast, greatly decreased levels were detected in another hypothalamic area, that is, the ventromedial thalamic nucleus (VM; -70%).
Hypoglycemia unawareness is the result of CNS adaptation to hypoglycemia, which increases the levels of the glucose transport protein GLUT1 mRNA in the ventromedial hypothalamus.
The amount of octreotide-associated weight loss in these children who had a damaged ventromedial hypothalamus correlated with reduction in insulin hypersecretion on oral glucose tolerance testing.