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Reflexes Evoked from Tracheobronchial Tree and Lungs

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Control of Breathing

  1. H. M. Coleridge,
  2. J. C. G. Coleridge

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030212

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Coleridge, H. M. and Coleridge, J. C. G. 2011. Reflexes Evoked from Tracheobronchial Tree and Lungs. Comprehensive Physiology. 395–429.

Author Information

  1. Cardiovascular Research Institute and Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Afferent Endings in Tracheobronchial Tree and Lungs
    • 1.1
      Slowly Adapting Pulmonary Stretch Receptors
    • 1.2
      Rapidly Adapting Stretch (Irritant) Receptors
    • 1.3
      Pulmonary and Bronchial C-Fibers
  • 2
    Reflexes
    • 2.1
      Reflexes Evoked by Volume Changes
    • 2.2
      Reflexes Evoked by Chemicals