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Experientia

, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 480–481 | Cite as

Carotid chemoreceptor influence on the cardiac sympathetic nerve discharge

  • P. G. Montarolo
  • M. Passatore
  • F. Raschi
Specialia

Summary

Pure stimulation of carotid chemoreceptors induces, as a primary effect, the general spontaneous activation of both the cardioexcitatory and the cardioinhibitory medullary centres. These effects have been shown by keeping constant those parameters which, when modified, produced secondary effects hiding the investigated primary ones.

Keywords

Primary Effect Sympathetic Nerve Secondary Effect Spontaneous Activation Cardiac Sympathetic Nerve 
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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. G. Montarolo
    • 1
  • M. Passatore
    • 1
  • F. Raschi
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Fisiologia Umana dell' UniversitàTorino(Italy)

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