To use all functions of this page, please activate cookies in your browser.
With an accout for my.bionity.com you can always see everything at a glance – and you can configure your own website and individual newsletter.
- My watch list
- My saved searches
- My saved topics
- My newsletter
Peripheral chemoreceptors act most importantly to detect variation of the oxygen in the arterial blood, in addition to detecting arterial carbon dioxide and pH.
Additional recommended knowledge
With a decrease in arterial oxygen tension, the signal intensifies, calling for an increase in respiration.
|This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Peripheral_chemoreceptors". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.|