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Descriptor English: Respiratory Center
Descriptor Spanish: Centro Respiratorio
Descriptor Portuguese: Centro Respiratório
Descriptor French: Centre respiratoire
Entry term(s): Center, Respiratory
Centers, Respiratory
Respiratory Centers
Tree number(s): A08.186.211.132.772.646
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012125
Scope note: Part of the brain located in the MEDULLA OBLONGATA and PONS. It receives neural, chemical and hormonal signals, and controls the rate and depth of respiratory movements of the DIAPHRAGM and other respiratory muscles.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Medulla Oblongata (1966-1967)
Reticular Formation (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72(68)
DeCS ID: 12546
Unique ID: D012125
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/16
Respiratory Center - Preferred
Concept UI M0018888
Scope note Part of the brain located in the MEDULLA OBLONGATA and PONS. It receives neural, chemical and hormonal signals, and controls the rate and depth of respiratory movements of the DIAPHRAGM and other respiratory muscles.
Preferred term Respiratory Center
Entry term(s) Center, Respiratory
Centers, Respiratory
Respiratory Centers



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