Medical Definition of Nucleus ventromedialis hypothalami

1. A circumscript ovoid group of small neurons in the medial zone of the tuberal region of the hypothalamus. Bilateral destruction of this nucleus in the rat leads to severe obesity. It receives numerous fibres from the amygdala via the terminal stria; its efferent connections are obscure. Synonym: nucleus ventromedialis hypothalami. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleus Ventromedialis Hypothalami

nucleus supraopticus hypothalami
nucleus tecti
nucleus thoracicus
nucleus tractus mesencephali nervi trigemini
nucleus tractus solitarii
nucleus tractus spinalis nervi trigemini
nucleus ventralis anterior thalami
nucleus ventralis corporis trapezoidei
nucleus ventralis intermedius thalami
nucleus ventralis lateralis
nucleus ventralis posterior intermedius thalami
nucleus ventralis posterior thalami
nucleus ventralis posterolateralis thalami
nucleus ventralis posteromedialis thalami
nucleus ventralis thalami
nucleus ventromedialis hypothalami (current term)
nucleus vestibularis
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