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hypothalamus

hy·po·thal·a·mus

hypothalamus

 
pronunciation:
haI po thae l ms
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part of speech: noun
inflections: hypothalami
definition: the part of the brain below the thalamus in the ventral region of the diencephalon, important in the regulation of the autonomic nervous system and body temperature.
derivation: hypothalamic (adj.)
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