Respiration Function 11

Respiration Function 11 - • regulates the tempo •...

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Control of Breathing in Humans Breathing control centers Medulla oblongata and Pons regulates the rate and depth of breathing in response to pH changes in the cerebrospinal fluid adjusts breathing rate and depth to match metabolic demands
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Unformatted text preview: • regulates the tempo • Sensors in the cerebrospinal fluid, aorta and/or carotid arteries monitor O 2 , CO 2, and H+ concentrations in the blood • These sensors exert secondary control over breathing...
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course BSC 2011 taught by Professor Haas during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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