pressor reflex


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pressor reflex

A reflex in which the response to stimulation is an increase in blood pressure caused by constriction of arterioles.
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The combination of central command and the exercise pressor reflex response differed for each of the 10 cyclists as their biological systems attempted to address increasing metabolite concentrations, the inability of the baroreceptor to operate at a higher point, and fatiguing cardiovascular mechanism (28,29,36).
In this phase, the combination of actions by central command and the exercise pressor reflex to maintain HR dynamic constancy were not as rapid and powerful as Phase I, which was primarily shaped by a strong parasympathetic withdrawal and hyperventilation.