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Brain: Lateral parabrachial nucleus
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MeSH [1]

The lateral parabrachial nucleus induces thirst by stimulating the median preoptic nucleus.[1]

It gets its name from its location relative to the superior cerebellar peduncles, which is also known as the "brachia conjunctiva".

References[]

  1. M.J. McKinley and A.K. Johnson (2004). The Physiological Regulation of Thirst and Fluid Intake. News in Physiological Sciences 19 (1): 1-6.

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