aortic baroreceptor

аортальный барорецептор

Англо-русский словарь по авиационной медицине. 2013.

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  • Baroreceptor — Baroreceptors (or baroceptors) in the human body detect the pressure of blood flowing through them, and can send messages to the central nervous system to increase or decrease total peripheral resistance and cardiac output. They are stretch… …   Wikipedia

  • baroreceptor — 1. In general, any sensor of pressure changes. 2. Sensory nerve ending in the wall of the auricles of the heart, vena cava, aortic arch, and carotid …   Medical dictionary

  • baroreceptor reflex — the reflex responses to stimulation of baroreceptors of the carotid sinus and aortic arch, regulating blood pressure by controlling heart rate, strength of heart contractions, and diameter of blood vessels …   Medical dictionary

  • baroreceptor — baroceptor; n. a collection of sensory nerve endings specialized to monitor changes in blood pressure. The main receptors lie in the carotid sinuses and the aortic arch; others are found in the walls of other large arteries and veins and some… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Pathophysiology of hypertension — A diagram explaining factors affecting arterial pressure The pathophysiology of hypertension is an area of active research, attempting to explain causes of hypertension, which is a chronic disease characterized by elevation of blood pressure.… …   Wikipedia

  • Baroreflex — In cardiovascular physiology, the baroreflex or baroreceptor reflex is one of the body s homeostatic mechanisms for maintaining blood pressure. It provides a negative feedback loop in which an elevated blood pressure reflexively causes blood… …   Wikipedia

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  • Orthostatic hypotension — Head rush redirects here. For the television science series, see Head Rush (TV series). Orthostatic hypotension Classification and external resources ICD 10 I95.1 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • nervous system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction       system that conducts stimuli from sensory receptors to the brain and spinal cord and that conducts impulses back to other parts of the body. As with other higher vertebrates, the human nervous system has two main… …   Universalium

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