hypothalamic obesity


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hy·po·tha·lam·ic o·be·si·ty

obesity caused by disease of the hypothalamus.

hypothalamic obesity

Etymology: Gk, hypo, under, thalamos, chamber; L, obesitas, fatness
obesity caused by damage or a functional disturbance involving the hypothalamus.

hypothalamic obesity

Obesity resulting from dysfunction of the hypothalamus, esp. the appetite-regulating center.
See also: obesity
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