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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Aortic Bodies

    Small clusters of chemoreceptive and supporting cells located near the ARCH OF THE AORTA; the PULMONARY ARTERIES; and the coronary arteries. The aortic bodies sense PH; CARBON DIOXIDE; and oxygen concentrations in the BLOOD and participate in the control of RESPIRATION. The aortic bodies should not be confused with the PARA-AORTIC BODIES in the abdomen (which are sometimes also called aortic bodies).


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aortic bodies in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aortic bodies in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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