Carotid-body meaning

A chemoreceptor that is a body of vascular tissue near the bifurcations of the carotid arteries. It monitors changes in the oxygen content of the blood and helps to control respiratory activity.
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A chemoreceptor that is a body of vascular tissue near the bifurcations of the carotid arteries. It monitors changes in the oxygen content of the blood and helps to control respiratory activity.
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A mass of tissue near the carotid sinus that contains chemical receptors sensitive to oxygen and pH levels in the blood and that is involved in the regulation of respiratory activity.
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