pneocardiac reflex


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pne·o·car·di·ac re·flex

a modification in the blood pressure or heart rhythm caused by the inhalation of an irritating vapor.
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pneocardiac reflex

A change in the rate and rhythm of the heart and blood pressure when an irritant vapor is inhaled.
See also: reflex
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