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baroreceptor

baroreceptor

noun baro·re·cep·tor \ˌber-ō-ri-ˈsep-tər, ˌba-rə-\

Definition of BARORECEPTOR

:  a sensory nerve ending especially in the walls of large arteries (as the carotid sinus) that is sensitive to changes in blood pressure

Variants of BARORECEPTOR

baro·re·cep·tor also baro·cep·tor \ˈber-ō-ˌsep-tər, ˈba-rō-\

First Known Use of BARORECEPTOR

1948

baroreceptor

noun baro·re·cep·tor \ˌbar-ō-ri-ˈsep-tər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BARORECEPTOR

:  a sensory nerve ending especially in the walls of large arteries (as the carotid sinus and arch of the aorta) that is sensitive to changes in blood pressure—called also pressoreceptor

Variants of BARORECEPTOR

baro·re·cep·tor also baro·cep·tor \-ō-ˈsep-\

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