The lateral hypothalamus or lateral hypothalamic area is a part of the hypothalamus. It is concerned with hunger. Damage to this area can cause reduced food intake. Stimulating the lateral hypothalamus causes a desire to eat, while stimulating the ventromedial hypothalamus causes a desire to stop eating. [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lateral_hypothalamic_area ]

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Term information

Subsets

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latin term
area hypothalamica lateralis [ FMA:TA FMA:62030 ]

abbreviation
LH [ NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource BIRNLEX:4037 ]

latin term
area lateralis hypothalami [ NeuroNames:426 ]

definition

The lateral hypothalamus or lateral hypothalamic area is a part of the hypothalamus. It is concerned with hunger. Damage to this area can cause reduced food intake. Stimulating the lateral hypothalamus causes a desire to eat, while stimulating the ventromedial hypothalamus causes a desire to stop eating. [WP,unvetted].

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8c/HypothalamicNuclei.PNG

has exact synonym

lateral group of hypothalamic nuclei

lateral hypothalamic group

lateral hypothalamic zone (Crosby)

lateral division of hypothalamus

lateral hypothalamic region

area hypothalamica lateralis

has related synonym

lateral hypothalamic area (Nissl 1913)

lateral hypothalamic area proper

lateral hypothalamic nucleus

area lateralis hypothalami

id

UBERON:0002430

present in taxon

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_117569