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Anorexia and Eating Behavior

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The regulation of eating behaviors has multiple mechanisms that affect satiation. Some are short-term mechanisms, such as ​leptin circulating, that affect neurons responsible for continuing eating behavior. These neural centers can also be affected if damaged.

Anorexia can result from damage to which of the following brain structures?

A

Dorsal thalamus.

B

Vascular organ of lamina terminalis.

C

Ventromedial hypothalamus.

D

Lateral hypothalamus.