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Function of the Ventromedial Hypothalamus

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Experiments with rats have indicated the role the hypothalamus has in regulating food intake. If neural centers are damaged by an ​electrical shock, that center's function would be impaired. Although lesion studies are not definitive they can indicate the function of the damaged neural center.

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Electrolytic lesions of the ventromedial hypothalamus

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