appestat

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appestat

 [ap´pĕ-stat]
a brain center (probably in the hypothalamus) concerned in controlling the appetite.

ap·pe·stat

(ap'e-stat),
The mechanism in the brain (possibly in the hypothalamus) concerned with the appetite and control of food intake.
[appetite + G. statos, standing]

appestat

(ăp′ĭ-stăt′)
n.
The area in the brain that is believed to regulate appetite and food intake.

ap·pe·stat

(ap'ĕ-stat)
Cerebral mechanism concerned with the appetite and control of food intake.
[appetite + G. statos, standing]