baroreflex bar·o·re·flex (bār’ō-rē’flěks’)
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 […]
aerosinusitis. barosinusitis bar·o·si·nus·i·tis (bār’ō-sī’nə-sī’tĭs) n. See aerosinusitis.
inflammation of the nasal sinuses caused by the effect on the sinuses of changes in atmospheric pressure. aerosinusitis aer·o·si·nus·i·tis (âr’ō-sī’nə-sī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the paranasal sinuses caused by a difference between the pressure within the sinus cavities and the ambient pressure. Also called barosinusitis.
noun a device for maintaining constant pressure, such as one used in an aircraft cabin barostat bar·o·stat (bār’ə-stāt’) n. A pressure-regulating device or structure, such as a baroreceptor.