Nursing Pharmacology Chapter 32:  Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones

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Anatomy: Hypothalamus

1. cerebral peduncle 
2. mamillary body 
3. floor of hypothalamus 
4. optic nerve 
5. olfactory tract

image source attribution:  University of Manitoba Anatomy

 

Reference: Fitzgerald, P.A. and Klonoff, D.C. Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones, in Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, (Katzung, B. G., ed) Appleton-Lange, 1998, pp 603-618.

Reference: Biller, Beverly M. K. and Daniels, Gilbert, H. Neuroendocrine Regulation and Diseases of the Anterior Pituitary and Hypothalamus, In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 14th edition, (Isselbacher, K.J., Braunwald, E., Wilson, J.D., Martin, J.B., Fauci, A.S. and Kasper, D.L., eds) McGraw-Hill, Inc (Health Professions Division), 1998, pp 1972-1998

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