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Central Nervous System

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Drinking can be induced by:



A Electrical stimulation of the posterior hypothalamus

B Osmotic stimulation of supraoptic nucleus

C Lesions in the paraventricular nucleus

D Electrical stimulation of the preoptic nucleus

Ans. D Electrical stimulation of the preoptic nucleus

The same area along the anteroventral wall of the third ventricle Q that promotes ADH release also stimulates thirst. Located anterolaterally in the preoptic nucleusQ is another small area that, when stimulated electrically, causes immediate drinking that continues as long as the stimulation lasts. All these areas are known as thirst center together Q.

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