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vagal

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adjective va·gal \ˈvā-gəl\

Definition of vagal

  1. :  of, relating to, mediated by, or being the vagus nerve

vagally play \-gə-lē\ adverb


Origin of vagal

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1854

Rhymes with vagal


Medical Dictionary

vagal

play
adjective va·gal \ˈvā-gəl\

Medical Definition of vagal

  1. :  of, relating to, mediated by, or being the vagus nerve <vagal stimulation>

vagally \-gə-lē\play adverb



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "vagal"


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