explain the functions of medukla

Asked by  | 23rd Jun, 2008, 03:17: PM

Expert Answer:

It is responsible for maintaining vital body functions, such as respiration, blood pressure and heart rate. It also contains the vasomotor centers. It acts as a relay station for the crossing of motor tracts between the spinal cord and the brain. It contains many mechanisms for controlling reflex activities such as coughing, gagging, swallowing and vomiting.

Answered by  | 25th Jun, 2008, 10:48: AM

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