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

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