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Hypothalamus

Introduction: Hypothalamus

Description of Hypothalamus

Hypothalamus: The area of the brain that controls body temperature, hunger, and thirst.
Source: National Institute of Health

Hypothalamus: a basal part of the diencephalon governing autonomic nervous system.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Hypothalamus: ventral part of the diencephalon extending from the region of the optic chiasm to the caudal border of the mammillary bodies and forming the inferior and lateral walls of the third ventricle.
Source: CRISP

Hypothalamus: Ventral part of the diencephalon extending from the region of the optic chiasm to the caudal border of the mammillary bodies and forming the inferior and lateral walls of the third ventricle.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Hypothalamus: Ventral part of the diencephalon extending from the region of the optic chiasm to the caudal border of the mammillary bodies and forming the inferior and lateral walls of the third ventricle.
Source: MeSH 2007

Hypothalamus: Related Topics

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Hypothalamus as an Organ

Hypothalamus (organ): The hypothalamus is a small area of the brain,...more »

Hypothalamus (organ): See Hypothalamus (organ information).

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Hypothalamus

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Hypothalamus can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Hypothalamus:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Hypothalamus

The following list attempts to classify Hypothalamus into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • neural structure
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

MESH - OBO - Hierarchy 2

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