hypothalamic etymology

English word hypothalamic comes from English hypothalamus

Detailed word origin of hypothalamic

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hypothalamus English (eng) (anatomy) A region of the forebrain located below the thalamus, forming the basal portion of the diencephalon, and functioning to regulate body temperature, some metabolic processes and governing the autonomic nervous system.
hypothalamic English (eng) (anatomy) Of or pertaining to the hypothalamus.

Words with the same origin as hypothalamic

Descendants of hypothalamus