AS - PE - Respiratory Control Centre

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  • Created on: 04-02-11 17:47

Respiratory Control Centre (RCC)

 

·       RCC regulates breathing

 

·       RCC located in medulla oblongata

 

·       Responds in conjunction with CCC and VCC

 

At rest:

 Responsible for rhythmic cycle of inspiration and expiration

  • Inspiratory centre:
  • A) sends impulses to respiratory muscles
  • B) when stimulated muscles contract which increase volume of thoratic cavity and lead to 

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