depressor reflex


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Related to depressor reflex: cardiac depressor reflex, pressor reflex

car·di·ac de·pres·sor re·flex

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.
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depressor reflex

A reflex that results in slowed muscle activity, as in the heart rate.
See also: reflex
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