Definition of pre-Bötzinger complex in English:

pre-Bötzinger complex

Syllabification: pre-Böt·zing·er com·plex
Pronunciation: /ˌprēˈbətsiNGər ˌkämpleks
 
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noun

A structure in the mammalian brain stem that controls respiration.

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