nervus vagus


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Related to nervus vagus: pneumogastric nerve
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Noun1.nervus vagus - a mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal visceranervus vagus - a mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera
cranial nerve - any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
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Contract notice: Treatment of refractory epilepsy by stimulation of the nervus vagus ii.