Describe the control of alveolar ventilation.

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College Answer

The most comprehensive answers were those structured as sensor-controller-effector with an 
explanation of each part and how homeostasis was maintained. Insufficient detail was generally 
provided as to how central and peripheral chemoreceptors were stimulated. A description of 
central control was required, rather than listing nuclei or areas.
Many failed to address all three components of a control question and focused primarily on the 
sensors. Many answers were just too brief and did not present enough information to 
demonstrate understanding