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Glucostatic Hypothesis


In the 1950s, Jean ​Mayer put forward the glucostatic hypothesis. He proposed that the plasma glucose concentration after a meal was sensed by "glucoreceptor" neurons in the hypothalamus, which then signaled for meal termination. The glucostatic hypothesis has not been abandoned altogether, as it is still thought to be important for short-term appetite control.

Choose the terms that correctly complete the following statement about the glucostatic hypothesis.

According to the glucostatic hypothesis, the signal for hunger appears to be a

in the level of