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Category Archives: Hypothalamus

Hypothalamus – Wikipedia

Posted: October 17, 2018 at 7:45 am

The hypothalamus is a portion of the brain that contains a number of small nuclei with a variety of functions. Continue reading

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How does the hypothalamus control appetite? | Endocrine …

Posted: October 13, 2018 at 10:42 am

Hidden in your hypothalamus, you have a satiety center that regulates your appetite. It’s controlled by two counter-balancing chemicals that are located side-by-side. – The satiety chemicals led by CART (the C stands for cocaine and A for amphetamine, since these drugs put this chemical into overdrive) Continue reading

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hypothalamus | Definition, Anatomy, & Function | Britannica.com

Posted: October 12, 2018 at 1:44 am

Hypothalamus, region of the brain lying below the thalamus and making up the floor of the third cerebral ventricle. The hypothalamus is an integral part of the brain. It is a small cone-shaped structure that projects downward from the brain, ending in the pituitary (infundibular) stalk, a tubular connection to the pituitary gland Continue reading

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Hypothalamus Hormones | Function of the Hypothalamus Gland

Posted: October 5, 2018 at 7:42 am

Share this infographic on your site: Known as the bodys messengers, hormones affect the way the body feels and functions, and are produced by many different parts of the body. The hypothalamus, a part of the brain, is responsible for many hormones Continue reading

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Hypothalamus: The Body’s Thermostat | Ask A Biologist

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All humans and many animals have a hypothalamus, found in the middle of the brain. Sweat gets a bad reputation, even though it plays an important role in cooling down our bodies when we get too hot. But how, exactly, does your body know when to start sweating Continue reading

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Hypothalamus – Anatomy, Nuclei and Function | Kenhub

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At the core of any well-oiled machine, there is a busy engine that keeps it going. The hypothalamus is at the center of a plethora of physiological processes including, but not limited to, thermoregulation, osmoregulation and hormonal regulation. It also works closely with the pituitary gland to modulate endocrine activity based on the bodys physiological demands Continue reading

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Hypothalamus – New World Encyclopedia

Posted: September 20, 2018 at 8:44 am

The hypothalamus, also known as the “master gland,” is a supervising center in the brain that links the body’s two control systems, the nervous system and the endocrine system, via interaction with the pituitary gland (hypophysis). The hypothalamus (from Greek , “under the thalamus”) is located below the thalamus, just above the brain stem, and occupies the major portion of the ventral region of the brain known as the diencephalon. Continue reading

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Hypothalamus – Radiology

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The hypothalamus is a portion of the brain near the third ventricle, located below the thalamus and above the brainstem. Continue reading

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Hypothalamus – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Function …

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Last Updated On April 29, 2013 By surekha Hypothalamus, though small in size, directs and controls range of functions of the body. It is located beneath the thalamus region and is bordered on its side by temporal lobes Continue reading

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Hypothalamus | Definition of Hypothalamus by Merriam-Webster

Posted: September 8, 2018 at 12:42 pm

The hypothalamus helps regulate a number of important behavioral and physiological functions such as body temperature, eating and drinking habits, emotional well-being and sleep, according to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Normally, your brains hypothalamus releases GnRH, which stimulates your pituitary gland to let loose some FSH and LH. Continue reading

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