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1. baroreceptor

noun. a sensory receptor that responds to pressure.

Synonyms

  • receptor
  • sensory receptor

Antonyms

  • effecter
  • mortal
  • someone

Etymology

  • baro- (English)
  • βάρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • receptor (English)

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Example sentences of the word baroreceptor


1. Noun, singular or mass
The baroreceptor reflex is one of the most important fast acting homeostatic mechanisms involved in regulating blood pressure.

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