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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A basal part of the diencephalon governing autonomic nervous system.

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  • To explain the gradual development of this inhibition of activity as the result of destruction in the hypothalamus is misleading.
  • It is called hypothalamus because it is underlying the thalamus.
  • It has been said that the hypothalamus is the brain of the brain.
  • "The hypothalamus is the 'headquarters' for regulating energy," they wrote. for more
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