Definition of hypothalamic in US English:

hypothalamic

adjective

Anatomy
  • See hypothalamus

    • ‘Hypothyroidism can also develop secondary to hypothalamic and pituitary disorders.’
    • ‘Amygdaloid nuclei and the hypothalamic structures are known to have intimate functional relationships.’
    • ‘And oestriol is a measure of the function of the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis, or the HPA axis in the foetus.’
    • ‘Like others of these peptides, glucagon is expressed in the brain stem and hypothalamic neurons.’
    • ‘Common nervous system manifestations include facial palsies, and hypothalamic and pituitary lesions.’

Pronunciation

hypothalamic

/ˌhīpōˌTHəˈlamik/