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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Written in plain language for clinicians and clients, this book explain the use of polyvagal theory in therapy, a method for regulating and retraining the ventral vagal aspect of the nervous system in survivors of trauma.
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