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

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