vagal


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va·gal

 (vā′gəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the vagus nerve.

va′gal·ly adv.

vagal

(ˈveɪɡəl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy of, relating to, or affecting the vagus nerve: vagal inhibition.

va•gal

(ˈveɪ gəl)

adj.
of or pertaining to a vagus nerve.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vagal - of or relating to the vagus nerve
neurology - the branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system
Translations

va·gal

a. vagal, rel. al nervio vago o neumogástrico.

vagal

adj vagal
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2) En un rumen en forma de "L", se puede palpar la union del saco dorsal con el saco ventral deformado lo que nos puede sugerir una indigestion vagal anterior.
RSD1235 is extremely effective at terminating vagal atrial fibrillation.
A "dysregulation" profile was noted for the infants of depressed mothers, including lower Brazelton scores, more indeterminate sleep, and elevated norepinepbrine, epinephrine, and dopamine levels at the neonatal period, and greater right frontal EEG activation, lower vagal tone, and negative interactions at the 3- and 6-month periods.
Their conclusion: "A low value for heart-rate recovery after exercise testing, which has been previously shown to be a marker of decreased vagal activity, is a powerful and independent predictor of the risk of death.
In general terms, the presence of a mild sinus arrhythmia is really a finding of increased vagal tone.
Resting heart rate was lower in endurance-trained athletes than sedentary elderly people of a similar age, providing evidence of a training effect, usually attributed to increased vagal activity [21].
It is concluded that, insofar as the predictive influence of feeding style is largely accounted for by neonatal vagal tone, that variable may mediate the observed developmental differences.
The technique, called vagal nerve stimulation has been approved by the FDA-approved for the treatment of diseases like cluster headaches, epilepsy and depression.
ATLANTA -- Vagal activity predicts survival in patients with metastatic or recurrent breast cancer, a study showed.
Compared with baseline, left-nostril breathers showed a significant decrease in heart rate, blood pressure, and MAP and improvement in HRV indices, reflecting improvement in vagal tone and increased parasympathetic activity, say the authors.
The ED physician felt that the likelihood of pulmonary embolism (PE) was low; he suspected, instead, that it was "likely vagal syncope.