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Lungs Difference between rhythm and regularity of breathing.

Sorry if this question seems stupid but i am not really understanding the difference easily. It would be nice if someone could clarify this point by some mnemonic or good analogy.

I fail to understand the difference between the rhythm control and regularity control of breathing. As Kaplan Physio states that Medulla provides the inherent rhythm for breathing while Pons contributes by providing the regularity of breathing.

Any help will be much appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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