aboyce00 at pacbell.net
Mon Jun 26 07:12:10 EST 2000
> I am studying the brain as part of a course I am taking here in the UK.
I'm studying it as part of a course here in California - so this isn't
an expert (yet :) ).
> I understand that there are 7 centres contained in the Medulla Oblongata.
Looking in my textbook (_Essentials of Neural Science and Behavior_ Kandel,
Schwartz, Jessell) it seems that perhaps you are confusing the fact it is
one of the seven main parts of the brain with the centers that are within
> I can only find Cardiac, Respriatory and Vasomotor.
Quote the textbook: "The medulla includes several centers responsible for
such vital autonomic functions as digestion, breathing, and control of heart
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