apneustic


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apneustic

pertaining to the aquatic larvae of certain insects where SPIRACLES are closed or absent.
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Respiratory control centers Function Cerebral hemisphere Regulates respiratory center located in pons and medulla Midbrain Rate of inspiration Pons Pneumotaxic center Intensity of respiration Apneustic center Rate of inspiration Medulla oblongata Ventral breathing center Responsible for expiratory movement Dorsal breathing center Respiratory control centers Abnormal breathing pattern associated with injury Cerebral hemisphere Cheyne stokes breathing pattern Midbrain Hyperventilation Pons Pneumotaxic center Cluster breathing pattern Apneustic center Apneustic breathing pattern Medulla oblongata Ventral breathing center Ataxic breathing pattern Dorsal breathing center
These are the dorsal and ventral group of neurons located in the medulla, the pneumotaxic center and the apneustic center located in the pons.
Apneustic breathing involves a prolonged inspiratory gasp followed by a pause at full inhalation than release.