Ventromedial Hypothalamus: Definition & Function


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What is the ventromedial hypothalamus?

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1. Where is the VMH located?

2. How is VMH involved in weight gain?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will measure your understanding of the ventromedial hypothalamus. You will be evaluated on the function the VMH is involved with and how the VMH affects the rest of the body when temperature rises.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the worksheet and quiz to measure your knowledge of:

  • The location of the VMH
  • How the VMH affects the body when the temperature rises
  • The ventromedial hypothalamus
  • The functions of the VMH
  • The relationship between the VMH and weight gain

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will allow you to practice the following proficiencies:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the VMH and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the location of the VMH
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the function of the VMH

Additional Learning

To gain more knowledge about the VMH, go over the lesson called Ventromedial Hypothalamus: Definition & Lesson. The lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Identify how VMH is broken down in different parts
  • Review what occurs when the VMH is not functioning properly
  • Learn about different functions of the VMH