Reflexes related to respiration, Biology

SOME COMMON REFLEXES RELATED TO RESPIRATION -

1.      Cough Reflex: Due to stimulation in Trachea before it 2.5 lit. air is inhaled.

2.      Sneezing Reflex: Stimulation is nasal chamber.

3.      Epistaxis: Bleeding from nose.

4.      Laughing: It involves deep inspiration followed by a series of short violent expiration.

5.      Yawning: It involves involuntary deep inspiration with mouth wide opening followed by gradual expiration.

6.      Hiccups: Contraction of diaphragm followed by a sudden closure of the glottis.

7.      Snorring: Due to uncontrolled palate vibrations.

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