hypothalamic

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adjective hy·po·tha·lam·ic \ˌhī-pō-thə-ˈla-mik\

Definition of hypothalamic

  1. :  of or relating to the hypothalamus hypothalamic neurons

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First Known Use of hypothalamic

1899


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hypothalamic

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adjective hy·po·tha·lam·ic \ˌhī-pō-thə-ˈlam-ik\

Medical Definition of hypothalamic

  1. :  of or relating to the hypothalamus

hypothalamically

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