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Synonyms for carotid body

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carotid body(noun)

    a chemoreceptor located near the bifurcations of the carotid arteries; monitors oxygen content of the blood and helps control respiration

    carotid body

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. carotid body

    Carotid glomus, glomus caroticum NA6, NH3


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