Definitions for "Hypothalamus"
A small brain structure that is vital for temperature regulation, emotion, sexual behavior, and motivation. go to glossary index
organ that lies immediately above the pituitary gland; physically and functionally links the endocrine and nervous system of the brain.
small structure at the base of the brain that plays a key role in emotion and motivation.
Keywords:  thermostat, body
The body's "thermostat"
Keywords:  chiasm, ventricle, optic, third, wall
Part of the wall of the third ventricle and at the base of the optic chiasm.