Meaning of “hypothalamus” in the English Dictionary

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"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)