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Thirst regulatory center

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Description of Thirst regulatory center

Thirst regulatory center: a region of the hypothalamus that is responsible for the regulation of water intake; osmoreceptors in that region are stimulated by an increased osmotic pressure of the body fluids to initiate thirst and drinking.
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