Definición de vagus en inglés:

vagus

Saltos de línea: vagus
Pronunciación: /ˈveɪgəs
 
/

sustantivo (plural vagi /-dʒʌɪ, -gʌɪ/)

(also vagus nerve) Anatomy Each of the tenth pair of cranial nerves, supplying the heart, lungs, upper digestive tract, and other organs of the chest and abdomen.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The smooth muscle portion of the esophagus is innervated by neurons within the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus.
  • First the doctor may try rubbing the side of the patient's neck where there is a nerve called the vagus nerve.
  • Participants had a generator implanted in the anterior chest that was connected to stimulating coils on the left vagus nerve.

Origen

mid 19th century: from Latin (see vague).

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