a pipe organ dating from or built to the specifications of the baroque period at the time of J. S. Bach.
(often initial capital letter) of or relating to a style of architecture and art originating in Italy in the early 17th century and variously prevalent in Europe and the New World for a century and a half, characterized by free and sculptural use of the classical orders and ornament, by forms in elevation and plan […]
a nerve ending, as one of those located in the blood vessels, that responds to changes in pressure. noun a collection of sensory nerve endings, principally in the carotid sinuses and the aortic arch, that monitor blood pressure changes in the body baroreceptor bar·o·re·cep·tor (bār’ō-rĭ-sěp’tər) or bar·o·cep·tor (bār’ō-sěp’tər) n. A sensory nerve ending in the […]
baroreflex baroreflex bar·o·re·flex (bār’ō-rē’flěks’) n. A reflex triggered by stimulation of a baroreceptor.
an instrument showing roughly the variations in atmospheric pressure. Historical Examples In my baroscope, I have never found the Quicksilver higher than 30. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society – Vol 1 – 1666 Various Sometimes (I say not often) the baroscope yields not to other very great changes of the Air. Philosophical Transactions of […]