Review Questions Chapter 16

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Review Questions Chapter 16 1. A surgical approach to reducing excessive body fat is liposuction: the removal of adipose tissue. Over time, however, body adiposity typically returns to precisely the same value as before surgery. Why does liposuction not work? Contrast this with the effect of gastric surgery to treat obesity. 2. Bilateral lesions of the lateral hypothalamus lead to reduced feeding behavior. Name
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Unformatted text preview: three types of neuron, distinguished by their neurotransmitter molecules that contribute to this syndrome. 3. What neurotransmitter agonists and antagonists would you design to treat obesity? 4. Name one way the axons of the vagus nerve might stimulate feeding behavior....
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