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These nodes, called the aortic body and carotid body, are located on the arch of the aorta and on the common carotid artery, respectively.
A continual signal is sent, via cranial nerves IX and X, from the peripheral chemoreceptors.
With a decrease in arterial oxygen tension, the signal intensifies, calling for an increase in respiration.
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