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Definition of "hypothalamic" [hypothalamic]

  • Of or pertaining to the hypothalamus. (adjective)

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Use "hypothalamic" in a sentence
  • "Research showed the nicotine drugs acted on a brain pathway involved in the regulation of appetite called the hypothalamic melanocortin system."
  • "The TSH may be paradoxically low in a condition called hypothalamic dysfunction."
  • "Many of these changes take place in a part of the brain called the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal, or HPA, axis, Tietjen said."