vagal

adjective va·gal \ ˈvā-gəl \

Definition of vagal

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

vagally

play \ˈvā-gə-lē\ adverb

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vagal

adjective va·gal \ ˈvā-gəl \

medical Definition of vagal

: of, relating to, mediated by, or being the vagus nerve
  • vagal stimulation

vagally

play \-gə-lē\ adverb

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