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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.
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Adj.1.hypothalamic - of or relating to the hypothalamus
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