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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How much do you know about the ventromedial hypothalamus? This fun quiz and worksheet can help you find out. Explore multiple-choice questions to quickly test your knowledge of the VMH location, connection between VMH and weight gain and functions the VMH is involved in.

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  • Definition of the ventromedial hypothalamus
  • Location of the VMH
  • How the VMH is involved in weight gain
  • How the VMH impacts other parts of the body when the body's temperature rises
  • Functions in which the VMH is involved

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  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the location of the VMH and its involvement in weight gain
  • Making connections - understand the concept of the VMH and its impact on other parts of the body when the body's temperature rises

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  • Definitions for ventral, medial and hypothalamus
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