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A person was riding a two-wheeler without wearing a helmet. He met with an accident and sustained a head injury. He was dead before he was shifted to the hospital and it was found that his death was due to breathlessness and heart failure. Which part of his brain might have been damaged? Justify your answer.

Answer :

The damage had taken place in a Hind part of the brain. And, in hind part, this damage had taken place mainly in the Medulla oblongata part.

Justification: As it is given in question that person had died due to breathlessness and heart failure and medulla oblongata is the part of the hind brain which controls and coordinates both these processes. So, might be damage had taken place in medulla oblongata part of the hind brain.


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