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Indirect evidence for arterial chemoreceptor reflex facilitation by face immersion in man.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  938394     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
It has been demonstrated that the usual diving bradycardia can be greatly intensified when face immersion is superimposed on a state of apneic exercise. This intensification is neither due to chemoreceptor stimulation, or to face immersion per se. It is concluded that the intensification is caused by chemoreceptor reflex facilitation, due to stimulation of trigeminal receptors in the face.
S B Stromme; A S Blix
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Aviation, space, and environmental medicine     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0095-6562     ISO Abbreviation:  Aviat Space Environ Med     Publication Date:  1976 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-08-23     Completed Date:  1976-08-23     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501714     Medline TA:  Aviat Space Environ Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  597-9     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
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MeSH Terms
Chemoreceptor Cells / physiology*
Face / innervation*
Heart Rate
Physical Exertion
Trigeminal Nerve / physiology

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