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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a basal part of the diencephalon governing autonomic nervous system

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1896 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

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -mi) Anat. the region of the brain which controls body-temperature, thirst, hunger, etc. Derivatives: hypothalamic adj. Etymology: mod.L formed as HYPO-, THALAMUS



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