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posterior hypothalamic region

 

Definition: caudal portions of the hypothalamus located internally in the area of the mammillary body; includes medial, intermediate, and lateral mammillary nuclei and the posterior hypothalamic nuclei.

See Also: posterior hypothalamic area

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