vagus nerve

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vagus nerve

noun

Definition of VAGUS NERVE

: either of the tenth pair of cranial nerves that arise from the medulla and supply chiefly the viscera especially with autonomic sensory and motor fibers—called also pneumogastric nerve, tenth cranial nerve, vagus

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