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Involuntary actions in the body are controlled by
(a) medulla in fore brain
(b) medulla in mid brain
(c) medulla in hind brain
(d) medulla in spinal cord

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Answer: C

Solution: The medulla oblongata is located in the hindbrain. It is a cone-shaped structure that forms the lower part of the brain stem and connects the brain to the spinal cord. It performs various functions of the autonomous nervous system (ANS)  like:

  • heart rate,
  • breathing,
  • swallowing,
  • sneezing and
  • digestion

by the sympathetic and parasympathetic response.

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