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Basic Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System and the Autonomic Nervous System

  • Karen H. Naifeh

Abstract

This chapter is designed to provide those readers who have little or no background in physiology, or those who desire a review, with basic knowledge concerning the structure and function of the respiratory system. It is hoped that this chapter will provide a fundamental understanding of respiratory physiology that will form a foundation upon which to integrate the information on various aspects of respiration and behavior presented in later chapters.

Keywords

Autonomic Nervous System Respiratory System Vagus Nerve Respiratory Muscle Postsynaptic Neuron 
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Further Reading

  1. Fox, Stuart, I. Human physiology. 2nd ed. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown, 1987.Google Scholar
  2. Guyton, Arthur C. Human physiology and mechanisms of disease. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Saunders, 1982.Google Scholar
  3. Vander, Arthur J., Sherman, James H., and Luciano, Dorothy S. Human physiology: The mechanisms of body function. 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1985.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Karen H. Naifeh
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  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry, Langley Porter Psychiatric InstituteUniversity of California Medical CenterSan FranciscoUSA

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