expiratory center


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ex·pi·ra·to·ry cen·ter

the region of the medulla oblongata that is electrically active during expiration and where electrical stimulation produces sustained expiration.
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expiratory center

The part of the respiratory center, located dorsal to the inspiratory center, that promotes a forced exhalation.
See also: center
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