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Flashcards in Hypothalamus Deck (11):
1

Anterior nucleus

Thermal reg (sweating)
Parasympathetics

2

Preoptic

GnRH secretion

3

Suprachiasmic nucleus

Circadian rhythms
Stimulate pineal to release melatonin

4

Supraoptic

Regulates H2O
Secretes ADH

5

Arcuate nucleus

Release Dopamine and GHRH

Some hunger/satiety regulation

6

Dorsomedial nucleus

Stimulates GI

7

Ventromedial nucleus

Satiety

Stimulated by leptin

8

Posterior nucleus

Conserves heat (shivering)
Sympathetics

9

Lateral nucleus

Hunger

Inhibited by leptin

10

Mammillary bodies

Input from hippocampus

11

Paraventricular nucleus

Oxytocin production