OTHER WORDS FROM hypothalamushy·po·tha·lam·ic [hahy-poh-thuh-lam-ik, hip-oh-], /ˌhaɪ poʊ θəˈlæm ɪk, ˌhɪp oʊ-/, adjective
Words nearby hypothalamus
How to use hypothalamus in a sentence
The hypothalamus becomes super-charged, the dopamine sets to racing—to violins, the piano, anything.Was The Beatles’ Music Really That Unique? Yeah, It Totally Was.|Michael Tomasky|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for hypothalamus
Derived forms of hypothalamushypothalamic (ˌhaɪpəθəˈlæmɪk), adjective
Medical definitions for hypothalamus
Other words from hypothalamushy′po•tha•lam′ic (-thə-lăm′ĭk) adj.
Scientific definitions for hypothalamus
Cultural definitions for hypothalamus
The part of the brain that controls hunger, thirst, and body temperature and regulates various activities in the body connected with metabolism, including the maintaining of water balance. The hypothalamus also controls the action of the pituitary gland.