vagotonia

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

vagotonic

play \ˌvā-gə-ˈtä-nik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of vagotonia

borrowed from German Vagotonie, from Vagus vagus nerve + -o- -o- + -tonie -tonia


Medical Dictionary

vagotonia

noun va·go·to·nia \ ˌvā-gə-ˈtō-nē-ə \

medical Definition of vagotonia

: excessive excitability of the vagus nerve resulting typically in vasomotor instability, constipation, and sweating — compare sympathicotonia

vagotonic

play \-ˈtän-ik\ adjective

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