respiratory center

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n respiratory center the center in the medulla oblongata and pons that integrates sensory information about the level of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood and determines the signals to be sent to the respiratory muscles
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Usage

In literature:

It is injury to this respiratory center which proves fatal in cases of broken neck.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
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In news:

Goes through pulmonary function testing for asthma with Debbie Rathman, a respiratory technician, at St Joseph Medical Center.
Julie Ballard BS RRT and Kim Bennion BS RRT, Respiratory Care Services, Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah.
AT 2 am, the neonatal fellow at Schneider Children's Hospital of Long Island Jewish Medical Center received a phone call that a newborn baby at a nearby hospital was in respiratory distress.
Dr Patel is Attending Physician at Respiratory Specialists and The Reading Hospital & Medical Center, Reading, PA. Dr Manaker is Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of pulmonary, Crtical Care and Allergy, University of Pennsylvania.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday became the second group to fully map the genome of the virus most suspected of causing the mysterious respiratory disease known as SARS.
Anjella Vargas- Rosales Senior Management Official National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
"It is just a matter of time where we will have high flu activity across the nation," says Melinda Wharton, MD, acting director of CDC 's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.
University of Nebraska Medical Center physician and researcher Dr Stephen Rennard found that chicken soup may ease the symptoms of upper respiratory tract infections.
Four new cases of acute respiratory infection by the "novel" coronavirus have been reported in the Middle East, as Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) of the Department of Health issued a warning to the public over the virus yesterday.
Horace Ivy Sons, 84, a native of Berwick and a resident of Patterson for 60 years, passed away at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City, at 11:50 am, on Sunday, December 11, 2011, due to complications from a respiratory illness.
Kim Matthews, a student in Autry Technology Center's respiratory care program, has been named the R.E.
Kettering College of Medical Arts title: Respiratory therapist workplace: Cincinnati Children's Hospital's Regional Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (RCNIC) location: Cincinnati, Oh.
A recently published report from the University of Pennsylvania Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology has determined that southern get some of the worst sleep in the nation.
Anjella Vargas -Rosales Senior Management Official National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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