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For example, when you read in a car, your inner ears and skin pressure receptors send signals to your brain about the motion of the car.
Gator faces carry pressure receptors so responsive that they can detect tipples on the water's surface from a single falling drop.
Another factor that has been implicated in death is the impairment of the medullary respiratory center by acapnia or hypersensitivity of the carotid sinus pressure receptors.

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