Two Distinct Descending Inputs to the Cricothyroid Motoneuron in the Medulla Originating from the Amygdala and the Lateral Hypothalamic Area

  • H. Arita
  • I. Kita
  • M. Sakamoto
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 393)


The purpose of this study was to obtain functional and morphological information concerning neuronal connections between the respiratory center in the ventral medulla and the areas of the limbic system such as the amygdala and the hypothalamus.


Limbic System Lateral Hypothalamic Lateral Hypothalamic Area Perirhinal Cortex Amygdaloid Nucleus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Arita
    • 1
  • I. Kita
    • 1
  • M. Sakamoto
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyToho University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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