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Identify the respiratory control center described below and also given its location in the medulla or pons.

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joflo's version from 2016-06-27 03:09

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Continuously stimulates inspiratory center; prolongs inspiration when holding your breath.Apneustic center (Pons)
Superiorly located on brainstem; continuously inhibits inspiratory center; fine tunes breathing rhythm and prevents lungs from overinflatingPneumotaxic center (Pons)
Has both inspiratory and expiratory neurons present; important in forced expiration. Ventral Respiratory Group (Medulla)
Neurons myogenic; expands thoracic cavity by sending impulses to diaphragm and external intercostals. Dorsal Respiratory Group (Medulla)
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