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  • adj. Below the fornix

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated beneath the fornix of the brain.


sub- +‎ fornical (Wiktionary)


  • The receptors in the brainstem (area postrema and subfornical organ) are believed to be involved in inducing satiety, regardless of the presence of food in the gastric system.

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