Baroreceptors comprise a negative feedback system incorporating stretch receptors sensitive to both mean pressure and rate of change of pressure a (elevations in blood pressure increase the rate of firing). Under physiological r
1 tors are found in the carotid sinus, at the bifurcation of the common carotid
y artery and in the aortic sinus in the arch of the aorta.
Arterial chemoreceptors. Vomiting centre. Pulmonary stretch receptors. Ventricular mechanoreceptors. Atrial stretch receptors.
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