Definition of vagal in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈveɪg(ə)l


  • Relating to the vagus nerve.
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    • 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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