The part of the hypothalamus posterior to the middle region consisting of several nuclei including the medial mamillary nucleus, lateral mamillary nucleus, and posterior hypothalamic nucleus (posterior hypothalamic area). The posterior hypothalamic area is concerned with control of sympathetic responses and is sensitive to conditions of decreasing temperature and controls the mechanisms for the conservation and increased production of heat. [ MESH : A08.186.211.730.385.357.362 ]

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Term information

abbreviation
PHR [ NIFSTD : NeuroNames_abbrevSource BIRNLEX : 1651 ]
latin term
hypothalamus posterior [ NeuroNames : 411 ]
latin term
regio hypothalamica posterior [ NeuroNames : 411 ]
definition
  • The part of the hypothalamus posterior to the middle region consisting of several nuclei including the medial mamillary nucleus, lateral mamillary nucleus, and posterior hypothalamic nucleus (posterior hypothalamic area). The posterior hypothalamic area is concerned with control of sympathetic responses and is sensitive to conditions of decreasing temperature and controls the mechanisms for the conservation and increased production of heat.
has exact synonym
  • mammillary region
  • posterior hypothalamus
  • mammillary level of hypothalamus
has related synonym
  • regio hypothalamica posterior
  • hypothalamus posterior
id
  • UBERON:0002770