The posterior nucleus of the hypothalamus is one of the many nuclei that make up the hypothalamic region of the brain. Its function is thermoregulation (heating) of the body. Damage or destruction of this nucleus causes hypothermia. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posterior_nucleus_of_hypothalamus ]

Synonyms: area hypothalamica posterior posterior hypothalamic area posterior hypothalamic nucleus

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Term information

latin term
area hypothalamica posterior [ FMA:TA FMA:62350 ]

latin term
area posterior hypothalami [ NeuroNames:420 ]

abbreviation
PH [ NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource BIRNLEX:1463 ]

latin term
nucleus hypothalamicus posterior [ NeuroNames:420 ]

has related synonym

area posterior hypothalami

nucleus posterior hypothalami

posterior nucleus of the hypothalamus

nucleus hypothalamicus posterior

posterior nucleus

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UBERON:0002706