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noun va·go·to·nia \ˌvā-gə-ˈtō-nē-ə\

Definition of VAGOTONIA

:  excessive excitability of the vagus nerve resulting typically in vasomotor instability, constipation, and sweating—compare sympathicotonia
va·go·ton·ic \-ˈtän-ik\ adjective
March 30, 2015
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