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Thirst and water balance
Supraoptic nucleus (ADH)
Adenhypophysis control
releases
-CRH (stim ACTH release)
-GnRH (stim FSH, LH release)
-TRH (stim TSH release)
-PRH (stim Prolactin release)
-Somatostatin (stim GH release)
Neurohypophysis control
Neural tracts transport vasopressin and oxytocin to posterior pituitary
Hunger
Ventromedial nucleus - responsible for satiety -- lesion -> eat more
Lateral nucleus - responsible for hunger (lesion--> Lose weight)
Autonomic regulation and circadian rhythms
Anterior hypothalamus regulates parasympathetic activity
Suprachiasmatic nucleus controls circadian rhythms
Temperature regulation
Posterior hypothalamus regulates heat conservation and production when cold;
Anterior hypothalamus Cools you when you're hot (A/C) (also parasympathetic: rest&digest = skin vasodilation)
Sexual urges and emotions
septate nucleus