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bar·o·stat

(bar'ō-stat),
A pressure-regulating device or structure, such as the baroreceptors of the carotid sinus and aortic arch, when connected to effectors providing negative feedback.
[G., baros, weight, pressure, + statos, made to stand]

bar·o·stat

(bar'ō-stat)
A pressure-regulating device or structure.
[G., baros, weight, pressure, + statos, made to stand]
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