Section 6.4: Study Guide
Section 6.4 Objectives:
Explain Respiratory Control in the
brain and the role of carbon dioxide
and oxygen in regulating breathing.
Describe how chronic obstructive
pulmonary disease (COPD) and
asthma make it difficult to breathe.
6.4 - RESPIRATORY CONTROL
6.4.1 - Respiratory Control by the Medulla Oblongata
Describe how the Respiratory Control Center in the brain works.
Explain how the following structures adjust respiratory rate: