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EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT & STEM CELL COMPENDIUM
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Medulla Oblongata


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The medulla oblongata is the lower half of the brainstem. Neurons of the medulla oblongata generate the nerve centers responsible for pain relay to the head and neck, auditory connections, tongue movement, balance control, and respiratory, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular movements.

Medulla
Medulla Oblongata
Multiple Ancestors Single Ancestor No Descendants Develops from Part of Parent