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hypothalamus


The hypothalamus produces the "controlling" hormones.
  part of the brain, above and attached to the pituitary, responsible for hormone levels which influence such things as appetite, digestion, sexuality, circulation, emotions, and sleep
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  • The hypothalamus produces the "controlling" hormones.
  • The hypothalamus directs the "fight or flight" response of the autonomic nervous system.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   hypothalamus [9] , cerebellum [8] , cerebrum [8] , frontal lobes [8] , temporal lobes [8] , medulla oblongata [9] , occipital lobes [9] , parietal lobes [9] , cerebellum [8] , cerebrum [8] , medulla oblongata [9]
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