hypothalamus

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noun hy·po·thal·a·mus \ ˌhī-pō-ˈtha-lə-məs \

Definition of hypothalamus

:a basal part of the diencephalon that lies beneath the thalamus on each side, forms the floor of the third ventricle, and includes vital autonomic regulatory centers

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Origin and Etymology of hypothalamus

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

hypothalamus

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noun hy·po·thal·a·mus \ -ˈthal-ə-məs \

medical Definition of hypothalamus

plural hypothalami play \-ˌmī\
:a basal part of the diencephalon that lies beneath the thalamus on each side, forms the floor of the third ventricle, and includes vital autonomic regulatory centers (as for the control of food intake)


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