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ConceptConcept of Central Neural System


Differentiate between: Thalamus and Hypothalamus


  Thalamus Hypothalamus
1 It is present on the right and left sides of the third ventricle

It is present at the floor of the third ventricle

2 Each thalamus acts as a relay centre for sensory impulses, except those of smell as reflex centre for muscular and glandular activities and as a perceiving centre for crude sensation such as extremes of heat, cold, pain, etc The hypothalamus contains centres for maintaining homestasis by regulating body temperature, heart beat, water balance and blood pressure control hunger, thirst, sexual arousal, and feeling of pain,pleasure anger and fear and controls the hypophysis
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 NCERT Solution for Biology Textbook for Class 11 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 21: Neural Control and Coordination
Q: 9.4 | Page no. 329

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