A sensory Receptor that responds to pressure.baroreceptor

a pressure receptor in the wall of the atrium of the heart, vena cava, aortic arch and carotid sinus that is sensitive to stretching of the wall which occurs with increased pressure. A receptor that detects changes in pressure.

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