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Function or LesionNucleus
Lesion seen in Wernick'es encephalopathy, in from postcommissural fornix
Lesion leads to hyperthermia
Stimulation leads to Sham rage
Bilateral lesion leads to obesity, hyperphagia, and savage behavior
Lesion leads to Poikilothermia (same temp as surroundings)
Development depends on testosterone levels, cyclic GnRH release
Lesion leads to aphagia
Maintains body temp, stimulates PANS
Produce and conserve heat, stimulates SANS
Function or LesionNucleus
Water balance regulation, peptidergic to brainstem & spinal chord
Regulation of circadian rhythms
Satiety center, share arcuate projections
Lesion leads to diabetes insipidus
Lesion leads to hyperpyrexia (fever)
Stimulates hunger, medial forebrain bundle runs through it
Produces POMC derivatives that influence adenohypophysis
Makes ADH & oxytocin, projects to neurohypophysis

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