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Parent topics

  • Appetite [r]: The desire to eat food, experienced as hunger, and in mammals controlled by neural circuits in the hypothalamus. [e]

Other related topics

  • Adipocyte [r]: Cell that stores fat and makes it available for use as energy. [e]
  • Leptin [r]: Hormone secreted by adipocytes that regulates appetite. [e]
  • Ghrelin [r]: A hormone produced by P/D1 cells lining the fundus of the human stomach that stimulate appetite. [e]
  • Hypothalamus [r]: A part of the mammalian brain located below the thalamus, forming the major portion of the ventral region of the diencephalon. [e]
  • Arcuate nucleus [r]: An aggregation of neurons in the mediobasal hypothalamus with important roles in appetite regulation and in the control of growth hormone secretion and prolactin secretion. [e]