Flashcards in Hypothalamus and Temp. Regulation Deck (5)
Where is the hypothalamus located?
between the optic chiasm and the mammillary body
What does the hypothalamus directly control?
What part of the hypothalamus senses blood temp? What does a lesion cause?
the anterior hypothalamus
lesion = hyperthermia
What part of the hypothalamus houses the heat-generating mechanisms? What does a lesion cause?
the posterior hypothalamus
lesions = hypothermia