Control of Ventilation - Physiology and Anatomy - Lecture Slides, Slides for Physiology. Aliah University


Description: This lecture is taken from slides of Physiology. Key important points are: Control of Ventilation, Brain Stem Respiratory Centers, Pons Respiratory Centers, Chemoreceptors, Effects of Blood, Brain Chemoreceptors, Pulmonary Receptors, Hering-Breuer Reflex
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Control of Ventilation
Brain Stem Respiratory Centers
Automatic breathing is
generated by a rhythmicity
center in medulla oblongata
Consists of inspiratory
neurons that drive
inspiration & expiratory
neurons that inhibit
inspiratory neurons
Their activity varies in a
reciprocal way & may be
due to pacemaker
Insert fig. 16.25
Fig 16.25
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