Dorsomedial hypothalamic nucleus

Dorsomedial hypothalamic nucleus
Brain: Dorsomedial hypothalamic nucleus
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Dorsomedial nucleus is 'DM', at center, in green.
Latin Nucleus dorsomedialis areae hypothalamicae intermediae
NeuroNames hier-380
MeSH Dorsomedial+hypothalamic+nucleus

The Dorsomedial hypothalamic nucleus is a nucleus of the hypothalamus. It is involved in feeding, drinking, and body weight regulation.



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