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Related to apneustic: Apneustic center, pneumotaxic, Apneustic respirations
apneusticpertaining to the aquatic larvae of certain insects where SPIRACLES are closed or absent.
pertaining to or characterized by apneusis.
a poorly understood part of the respiratory center located in the caudal part of the pons; associated with the taking of deep breaths and in controlling normal respiration.