Definition of satiety centre in English:
An area of the brain situated in the hypothalamus and concerned with the regulation of food intake.
- The satiety centre's reminder that we have eaten enough may be overridden if the food being eaten is especially tasty, or merely because we have a certain amount on our plate and expect to finish it.
- Nerve receptors in the stomach and hormones throughout the body are activated, as well as the satiety centers of the hypothalamus in the brain.
- The hunger centre stimulates an individual to eat whilst food requirement is diminished by the satiety centre.
Definition of satiety centre in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan