Medical Definition of Aortic reflex

1. 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. Synonym: aortic reflex, depressor reflex. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aortic Reflex

aortic incompetence
aortic knob
aortic knuckle
aortic laceration
aortic lymphatic plexus
aortic murmur
aortic nerve
aortic notch
aortic occlusion
aortic opening
aortic orifice
aortic ostium
aortic plexus
aortic reflex (current term)
aortic rupture
aortic sac
aortic sinus
aortic sinus aneurysm
aortic spindle
aortic sulcus
aortic ultrasound
aortic valve
aortic valve insufficiency
aortic valve prolapse

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