Diving Reflex

Known as: Reflex, Diving, dive reflex, reflex dive 
BREATH HOLDING; VASOCONSTRICTION; and a drop in HEART RATE in response to submersion of the face in cold water.
National Institutes of Health

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2008
2008
Repeated exposure and flooding of the Sunda and Sahul shelves during Pleistocene sea-level fluctuations is thought to have… (More)
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2005
2005
The dive reflex is the reflex mechanism most frequently considered in the aetiopathogenesis of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS… (More)
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2004
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2004
Coral reefs worldwide are attracting increasing numbers of scuba divers, leading to growing concern about damage. There is now a… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND Multiorgan dysfunction (MOD) is one of four consensus based criteria for the diagnosis of intrapartum asphyxia. The… (More)
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2003
2003
Field experiments were performed in artificial ponds to evaluate how the density of predatory diving beetles (Dytiscidae) would… (More)
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1990
1990
1. Cold stimulus applied to the face causes bradycardia and peripheral vasoconstriction (i.e. the diving reflex), and has been… (More)
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1986
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1986
Arterial blood gas tensions, pH, and hemoglobin concentrations were measured in four free-diving Weddell seals Leptonychotes… (More)
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1986
1986
This study examined the eliciting conditions, response topography and autonomic nervous system (ANS) control of the dive reflex… (More)
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1980
1980
1. A study was made of the effects of mental arithmetic, and of listening to prose, on the bradycardia produced by breath holding… (More)
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1975
1975
Induction of the diving reflex, by immersion of the face in cold water (2 degrees C) while the breath was held, converted… (More)
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