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cardiac depressor reflex

 

Definition: a fall in blood pressure due to peripheral vasodilation and cardiac inhibition by stimulations of terminations of a cardiac depressor nerve in the aortic arch and base of the heart.

Synonym(s): aortic reflex, depressor reflex

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