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Problem: Describe the primary function of the following parts of the brain: a. Medulla oblongata b. Cerebellum

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The medulla oblongata is a part of the brain stem located in front of the cerebellum. It is a cone-shaped, neuronal (nerve cell) mass in the hindbrain, which controls a number of autonomic or involuntary functions. It is the control center of respiration and it helps in the regulation of breathing, heart and blood vessel function, digestion and swallowing. 

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Describe the primary function of the following parts of the brain: 

a. Medulla oblongata 

b. Cerebellum

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