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English noun: respiratory center

1. respiratory center (body) the center in the medulla oblongata and pons that integrates sensory information about the level of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood and determines the signals to be sent to the respiratory muscles


Broader (hypernym)center, centre, nerve center, nerve centre


Part meronymbulb, medulla, medulla oblongata, pons, pons Varolii









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