reticular system

reticular system

[re′tik·yə·lər ‚sis·təm]
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c) During sleep, increased PCo2 and ventilatory effort cause the active reticular system to be inhibited.
Most researchers agree with the assumption that the ascending nuclei in the reticular system are essential for the physiological wake-sleep state transitions, and that they are most probably affected by sleep deprivation (6).
The disease is presumably due to dysfunction of the brain's diencephalic reticular system.