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what are the two componets of the resiratory center of the medulla?
dorsal respiratory groups and ventral respiratory groups.
what part of the brain controls the intrinsic rhythmicity of respirations?
respiratory center of the medulla.
where is the apneustic center?
apneustic breathin?
holding ones breath repeatidly as in breath holding type breathing.
Under most conditions, breathing rate is maintained involuntarily by the
The rate and depth of breathing is dependent upon the medulla's ability to detect -- levels in the blood
another name for pneumotaxic center
pontine respiratory group
The Hering-Breuer reflex is a reflex triggered to prevent
overinflation of the lungs