Hindbrain - medulla oblongata, Biology

MEDULLA OBLONGATA -

Conical in appearance. Lower most part of hind brain. It's lumen is metacoel or 4th ventricle.

An oval mass pons virolli lies above medula oblongeta. It connects medulla to higher brain centres. It controls respiration.

FUNCTIONS-

Cardiac centre. Respiratory centre. Varodilation. Vasoconstriction. Peristalasis. Deglutination. Gland secretion.

Posted Date: 10/3/2012 1:30:11 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Hindbrain - medulla oblongata, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Hindbrain - medulla oblongata, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Hindbrain - medulla oblongata Discussions

Write discussion on Hindbrain - medulla oblongata
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
What is Simple Transposition in Neonates ? A baby with this malformation needs to be operated without delay. A very cyanosed infant will require palliation by balloon arteries

Explain the Rotary Dryers? Rotary dryers are widely used to dry relatively large throughputs of granular products and by products in a number of industries, including the food

Q. Biological species concept? A biological species as defined by Ernst Mayr are "groups of actually or potentially interbreeding natural populations which are reproductively

L YMPH A TI C SYSTEM As 'Middle man' of circulation it mediates exchange between blood and the tissue. It is also a collecting system like venous system. Basically 'o

Q. How are artificial and natural pearls created? Pearls are made from small strange particles that deposit between the mantle and the shell of the oyster. These particles trig


If dimples may be considered a single-gene dominant trait, and 64% of the population features dimples, calculate the frequencies of heterozygotes and both types of homozygotes, ass

Mechanisms of Neural Plate Formation You are familiar with the concept that the neurulation comprises of two processes i) The neural plate formation and ii) The neural t

Explain about the Infantile beriberi? Infantile beriberi is commonly seen in many South-East Asian countries where the diets consist mostly of "polished rice" and are deficient

Describe Valvular PS Murmur and their characterstics? Characteristic: Harsh crescendo-decrescendo murmur along the left sternal border and loudest at pulmonary area, conducted