Sensory receptors of the larynx.

  • R M Bradley
  • Published 2000 in The American journal of medicine
The larynx is a highly reflexogenic area, and stimulation with mechanical and chemical stimuli results in a number of protective reflexes. Investigators have used anatomical, behavioral, and neurophysiological techniques to examine the receptors responsible for initiating these reflex responses. Histologic examination has revealed the presence of free nerve… (More)