Hypothalamus

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Hypothalamus
LocationOfHypothalamus.jpg
Location o the human hypothalamus
1806 The Hypothalamus-Pituitary Complex.jpg
Location o the hypothalamus, in relation tae the pituitary an tae the rest o the brain
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Laitinhypothalamus
TAA14.1.08.401
A14.1.08.901
FMA62008
Anatomical terms o neuroanatomy

The hypothalamus (frae Greek ὑπό, "unner" an θάλαμος, "ruim, chamber") is a portion o the brain that contains a nummer o smaa nuclei wi a variety o functions. Ane o the maist important functions o the hypothalamus is tae airtin the nervous seestem tae the endocrine seestem via the pituitary gland (hypophysis).