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vagotomy

noun va·got·o·my \vā-ˈgä-tə-mē\
plural va·got·o·mies

Definition of VAGOTOMY

:  surgical division of the vagus nerve
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Origin of VAGOTOMY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1903
Medical Dictionary

vagotomy

noun va·got·o·my \vā-ˈgät-ə-mē\
plural va·got·o·mies

Medical Definition of VAGOTOMY

:  surgical division of the vagus nerve

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