hypothalamic hypothalamic  /ˌhaɪ poʊ θə ˈlæ mɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the hypothalamus

Usage(s):

  1. It's possible there's a future for such hypothalamic preparations, and further research on Sensa will help answer that question.
  2. It is found in nervous, high-strung persons, may be caused, according to some speech experts, by a slight injury to the hypothalamic area in the base of the brain.

News

  • Arg-Phe-amide-related peptides influence gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons

    ( Neural Regeneration Research ) During the last decade, our understanding of this hypothalamus-pituitary-gonadal axis has quickly expanded. Two novel hypothalamic Arg-Phe-amide-related peptides, kisspeptin and gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone, may be important regulators of the reproductive axis.
    on July 17, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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