respiratory center n.
The region of neurons in the brain that receives afferent information that is then translated to signals controlling the sequence of breathing.
Since we are supposing the amount is not enough to excite the respiratory center, there will be no movements of breathing.
It is injury to this respiratory center which proves fatal in cases of broken neck.
The center which controls breathing has been named the respiratory center.
It paralyzes respiration finally by a secondary depressant action upon the respiratory center.