Science Quiz / Functions or Lesions of Hypothalmic Nuclei

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

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Created Feb 27, 2014ReportNominate
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