hypothalamus definition

  • noun:
    • The part of the mind that lies underneath the thalamus, developing the major part of the ventral area regarding the diencephalon and functioning to regulate actual temperature, particular metabolic procedures, and other autonomic activities.
    • a spot regarding the forebrain found below the thalamus, creating the basal portion of the diencephalon, and operating to regulate body temperature, some metabolic processes and regulating the autonomic neurological system.
    • a basal part of the diencephalon regulating autonomic nervous system

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