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1

Where is the hypothalamus located?

between the optic chiasm and the mammillary body

2

What does the hypothalamus directly control?

the pituitary

3

What part of the hypothalamus senses blood temp? What does a lesion cause?

the anterior hypothalamus
lesion = hyperthermia

4

What part of the hypothalamus houses the heat-generating mechanisms? What does a lesion cause?

the posterior hypothalamus
lesions = hypothermia

5

Where does vasopressin come from?

the posterior hypothalamus