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English Meaning(s) for 頸動脈小体

  1. carotid body; carotid glomus

Definition and Synonyms for 頸動脈小体

Carotid Body a chemoreceptor located near the bifurcations of the carotid arteries
Synonyms: 頸動脈小体
Carotid Body monitors oxygen content of the blood and helps control respiration
Synonyms: 頸動脈小体

Meanings for each kanji in 頸動脈小体

neck; head Kanji Details »
move; motion; change; confusion; shift; shake Kanji Details »
vein; pulse; hope Kanji Details »
little; small Kanji Details »
body; substance; object; reality; counter for images Kanji Details »

Categories 頸動脈小体 is a member of

Chemoreceptor a sensory receptor that responds to chemical stimuli
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