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Circadian Rhythm

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Monday, October 8 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Monday, October 8 2007.

The circadian rhythm is controlled primarily by which of the following structures?


 
        A) Supraoptic nucleus of the hypothalamus
 
        B) Cerebellum
 
        C) Suprachiasmatic nucleus of the hypothalamus
 
        D) Paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus
 
        E) Lateral geniculate nucleus
 

 


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A) Supraoptic nucleus of the hypothalamus

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The suprachiasmatic nucleus of the hypothalamus is associated with contol of the circadian rhythm.  (See References)

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B) Cerebellum

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The suprachiasmatic nucleus of the hypothalamus is associated with contol of the circadian rhythm.  (See References)

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C) Suprachiasmatic nucleus of the hypothalamus

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The suprachiasmatic nucleus of the hypothalamus is associated with contol of the circadian rhythm.  (See References)

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D) Paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus

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The suprachiasmatic nucleus of the hypothalamus is associated with contol of the circadian rhythm.  (See References)

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E) Lateral geniculate nucleus

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The suprachiasmatic nucleus of the hypothalamus is associated with contol of the circadian rhythm.  (See References)

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References:

1. Kandel, E.R., Schwartz, J.H., and Jessel, T.M. (2000). Principles of Neural Science, 4th ed. McGraw-Hill, New York. (ISBN:0838577016)Advertising:
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Circadian Rhythm
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Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/08/2007
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