hypothalamic

adjective
hy·​po·​tha·​lam·​ic | \ ˌhī-pō-thə-ˈla-mik How to pronounce hypothalamic (audio) \

Definition of hypothalamic

: of or relating to the hypothalamus hypothalamic neurons

Examples of hypothalamic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Christina Yannetsos, 37, an ER physician in Denver and the co-founder of Colorado Fertility Advocates, was diagnosed with a condition called hypothalamic amenorrhea in her 20s which contributes to infertility. Natalie Gontcharova, refinery29.com, 3 Mar. 2021 Exercise regulates the body's central stress response system, called the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, which can help reduce cortisol and other harmful stress hormones. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 20 Oct. 2020 At least one hypothalamic subdivision is larger in male rodents and humans. The Conversation, oregonlive, 8 Aug. 2020 At least one hypothalamic subdivision is larger in male rodents and humans. The Conversation, oregonlive, 8 Aug. 2020 At least one hypothalamic subdivision is larger in male rodents and humans. The Conversation, oregonlive, 8 Aug. 2020 At least one hypothalamic subdivision is larger in male rodents and humans. The Conversation, oregonlive, 8 Aug. 2020 At least one hypothalamic subdivision is larger in male rodents and humans. The Conversation, oregonlive, 8 Aug. 2020 At least one hypothalamic subdivision is larger in male rodents and humans. The Conversation, oregonlive, 8 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of hypothalamic

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hypothalamic

hypothalamus + -ic entry 1

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“Hypothalamic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypothalamic. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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hypothalamic

adjective
hy·​po·​tha·​lam·​ic | \ ˌhī-pō-thə-ˈlam-ik How to pronounce hypothalamic (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypothalamic

: of or relating to the hypothalamus

Other Words from hypothalamic

hypothalamically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce hypothalamic (audio) \ adverb

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