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English definition of “hypothalamus”


noun [S]     /ˌhaɪ.pəʊˈθæl.ə.məs/ US  /-poʊˈ-/ specialized
a small part in the brain that controls things such as body temperature and the release of hormones, that is below the thalamusThe brain and nervous system
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