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vagal Syllabification: va·gal
Pronunciation: /ˈvāɡəl/

Definition of vagal in English:

adjective

Of or relating to the vagus nerve.
Example sentences
  • Increases in arterial flow stimulate efferent vagal outflow, inhibiting sympathetic drive and decreasing blood pressure.
  • Repeated operations of the esophagus or stomach carry a risk of vagal injury, which may lead to gastroparesis.
  • The procedure involves wrapping an electrode around the vagal nerve as it passes through the neck.

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