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supraoptic nucleus

makes ADH

2

Paraventricular nucleus

makes oxytocin

3

lateral area

responsible for hunger, inhibited by leptin

4

ventromedial area

responsible for satiety, stimulated by leptin

5

Anterior hypothalamus (pre-optic)

cooling (parasympathetic), releases GnRH

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Post hypothalamus

heating (sympathetic)

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Suprachiasmatic nucleus

circadian rhythm

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Dorsomedial nucleus

stimulates GI

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Arcuate nucleus

regulates pituitary