Meaning of “hypothalamus” in the English Dictionary

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"hypothalamus" in British English

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hypothalamusnoun [ S ]

uk /ˌhaɪ.pəʊˈθæl.ə.məs/ us /ˌhaɪ.poʊˈθæl.ə.məs/ specialized

a small part in the brain that controls things such as body temperature and the release of hormones, that is below the thalamus

(Definition of “hypothalamus” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hypothalamus" in American English

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hypothalamusnoun [ C usually sing ]

/ˌhɑɪ·pəˈθæl·ə·məs/

biology a small part in the front of the brain that controls body temperature and tells your body if you are hungry or need a drink of water

(Definition of “hypothalamus” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)