aortic bodies

Type: Term Synonyms: para-aortic bodies
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aortic bodies

Small clusters of chemoreceptive and supporting cells located near the aortic arch, the pulmonary arteries, and the coronary arteries. The aortic bodies sense pH, carbon dioxide, and oxygen concentrations in the blood and participate in the control of respiration. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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aortic bodies

para-aortic bodies.
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