The diencephalon is the region of the brain that includes the epithalamus, thalamus, and hypothalamus. In the anatomy of animals, the brain, or encephalon, is the supervisory center of the nervous system. ... The epithalamus is a dorsal posterior segment of the diencephalon (a segment in the middle of the brain also containing the hypothalamus and the thalamus) which includes the habenula, the stria medullaris and the pineal body. ... The thalamus is a part of the brain. ... In the anatomy of mammals, the hypothalamus is a region of the brain located below the thalamus, forming the major portion of the ventral region of the diencephalon and functioning to regulate certain metabolic processes and other autonomic activities. ...
It is located above the mesencephalon of the brain stem. In biological anatomy, the mesencephalon (or midbrain) is the middle of three vesicles that arise from the neural tube that forms the brain of developing animals. ... The brain stem is the stalk of the brain below the cerebral hemispheres. ...
Sensory information is relayed between the brain stem and the rest of the brain regions The brain stem is the stalk of the brain below the cerebral hemispheres. ... In the anatomy of animals, the brain, or encephalon, is the supervisory center of the nervous system. ...
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