thermoregulatory centers


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ther·mo·reg·u·la·to·ry cen·ters

(thĕrmō-regyū-lă-tōr-ē sentĕrz)
Centers in the hypothalamus that control the conservation and dispersal of body heat.
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(7), (8) This includes focal damage to central thermoregulatory centers, such as the pre-optic anterior hypothalamic region, (14) and more diffuse damage seen in patients with cognitive impairment or a seizure disorder.
This finding corroborates the finding of Nicolaou et al, where they concluded that clonidine inhibits cold thermoregulatory response due to an effect on central integration control and output from the thermoregulatory centers. [21].
More than half a century ago, thermal injury to the thermoregulatory centers of the hypothalamus was hypothesized to be the primary mechanism of mortality [30].