ventromedial nucleus

noun

Medical Definition of ventromedial nucleus

: a medially located nucleus of the hypothalamus that is situated between the lateral wall of the third ventricle and the fornix and that is held to suppress the urge to eat when satiety is reached

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“Ventromedial nucleus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ventromedial%20nucleus. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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