Human Anatomy and Physiology

This part of the brain will keep you alive even if everything else in the brain has died because it provides basic life support?

Answer

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10/03/2008

The brain stem, which consists of the midbrain, pons, and medulla, ot medulla oblongata - which keeps you breathing and your heart beating in proper rhythm. If your heat needs to slow down the heart is influenced by via cranial nerve X, the Vagus nerve.