Nasopharyngeal mechanoreceptors and their role in autoregulation of endotympanic pressure.

@article{Guindi1981NasopharyngealMA,
  title={Nasopharyngeal mechanoreceptors and their role in autoregulation of endotympanic pressure.},
  author={G. M. Guindi},
  journal={ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties},
  year={1981},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={56-60}
}
  • G. M. Guindi
  • Published 1981 in
    ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its…
Gairn's method for nerve endings was used to study the mucous membrane of the nasopharynx. A simple type of end bulb was found in the fossa of Rosenmüller. The end bulbs were especially abundant near the tubal orifice. They are probably part of a pressure sensor mechanism having a direct reflex control on Eustachian tube musculature for the equalisation of… CONTINUE READING