"Hypothalamus, Posterior" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The part of the hypothalamus posterior to the middle region consisting of several nuclei including the medial mamillary nucleus, lateral mamillary nucleus, and posterior hypothalamic nucleus (posterior hypothalamic area). The posterior hypothalamic area is concerned with control of sympathetic responses and is sensitive to conditions of decreasing temperature and controls the mechanisms for the conservation and increased production of heat.
- Hypothalamus, Posterior
- Posterior Hypothalamus
- Posterior Hypothalamic Region
- Hypothalamic Region, Posterior
- Hypothalamic Regions, Posterior
- Posterior Hypothalamic Regions
- Region, Posterior Hypothalamic
- Regions, Posterior Hypothalamic
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