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va·got·o·my

 (vā-gŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. va·got·o·mies
Surgical division of fibers of the vagus nerve, used to diminish acid secretion of the stomach and control a duodenal ulcer.

vagotomy

(væˈɡɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical division of the vagus nerve, performed to limit gastric secretion in patients with severe peptic ulcers
[C19: from vag(us) + -tomy]

va•got•o•my

(veɪˈgɒt ə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the surgical severance of vagus nerve fibers, performed to reduce acid secretion.

vagotomy

Surgery to reduce the level of acid in a patient’s stomach .
Translations
Vagotomie

va·got·o·my

n. vagotomía, interrupción del nervio vago.

vagotomy

n (pl -mies) vagotomía; selective — vagotomía selectiva
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A recent study reported hypothalamic inflammation induced by a single-day exposure to an HFD was inhibited in vagotomized mice, suggesting that the vagal afferent nerve may be responsible for transmitting gut-derived inflammatory signals to the hypothalamus (Waise et al.
observed the LTF of the discharge of the hypoglossal nerve after 4 weeks of CIH in anesthetized and vagotomized rats [3, 10].
(1) NS/Va group: the vagotomized animals were preconditioned with intravenous injection of normal saline (1 Ml x [min.sup.-1]) within 15 minutes and experienced IR surgical procedure.
In group III, MBT venom was injected in vagotomized rats.
Usukura et al., "Effect of somatostatin on the flow rate and triglyceride levels of thoracic duct lymph in normal and vagotomized dogs," Diabetes, vol.
In addition, vagotomized obese rodents showed reduced body weight, due to decreased fat pads, associated with improved glucose tolerance, insulin sensitivity, and secretion.
Therefore, we performed a subdiaphragmatic vagotomy in 30-day-old MSG rats and, after 2 months, adult vagotomized MSG rats exhibited a normalization of some [beta]-cell morphofunctional alterations and insulinemia, together with the prevention of obesity development and glucose homeostasis disruption.
The effects of aqueous-ethanol extract of Achillea wilhelmsii on gastric acid secretion at basal, vagotomized and vagal-stimulated conditions.
Long-term facilitation of upper airway muscle activities in vagotomized and vagally intact cats.
The EO did not modify gastric emptying in vagotomized rats that underwent restraint stress, but antagonized delayed gastric emptying induced by intracisternal injection of CRF.
One example is colonization of the jejunum in vagotomized patients who are IgA-deficient.
Toth, "Somnogenic and pyrogenic effects of interleukin-1[beta] and lipopolysaccharide in intact and vagotomized rats," Life Sciences, vol.