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of or relating to the aorta

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The most important or dominant sensors for the control of breathing or respiratory drive are the central chemoreceptors in the medulla of the brain, and peripheral chemoreceptors in the carotid and aortic bodies in the arterial blood system.
The carotid bodies are close to the carotid bifurcation on both sides of the neck and the aortic bodies are located near the aortic arch.