pneumogastric


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pneu·mo·gas·tric

 (no͞o′mō-găs′trĭk, nyo͞o′-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or involving the lungs and the stomach.
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pneumogastric

(ˌnjuːməʊˈɡæstrɪk)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of or relating to the lungs and stomach
2. (Anatomy) a former term for vagus
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pneumogastric - a mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscerapneumogastric - 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
Adj.1.pneumogastric - of or relating to the vagus nerve
neurology - the branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system
2.pneumogastric - of or relating to or involving the lungs and stomach
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The final four nerves, the ninth (gloss o-pharyngeal), tenth (vagus or pneumogastric), eleventh (accessory), and twelfth (hypoglossal), are those that exit at the lowest point on the brain stem." Disruption of the cranial nerves is certainly not uncommon with Chiari Malformation.