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The Oxford Companion to the Body

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2003
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Although small, this is one of the most important parts of the grey matter of the brain, for it ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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2007

A small portion of the brain derived from the sides and floor of the forebrain. It is the main visceral control centre and is vitally important for ...

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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2008
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48 words

the region of the vertebrate brain lying below the thalamus and around the floor of the third ventricle, just posterior ...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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36 words

Region at the base of the brain containing centres that regulate body temperature, fluid balance, hunger, thirst, and sexual activity. ...

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