vagotomy

noun va·got·o·my \ vā-ˈgä-tə-mē \

Definition of vagotomy

plural vagotomies
:surgical division of the vagus nerve

Origin and Etymology of vagotomy

borrowed from German Vagotomie, from Vagus vagus nerve + -o- -o- + -tomie -tomy


Medical Dictionary

vagotomy

noun va·got·o·my \ vā-ˈgät-ə-mē \

medical Definition of vagotomy

plural vagotomies
:surgical division of the vagus nerve

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