Reflex Control of Respiratory Activity (Short Overview)
All the several respiratory related activities can be modified by environmental stimuli, changes in energy requirements as well as by various behavioral functions like vocalization, emotional expressions, olfaction etc... These changes involve striated muscles acting on the respiratory bellows and the upper airway, tracheobron-chial smooth muscles and mucus glands, blood vessels supplying various districts of the respiratory apparatus, etc...
KeywordsVagal Afferents Cold Receptor High Rest Heart Rate Pulmonary Stretch Receptor Cervical Vagotomy
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