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

Other Words from vagotonia

vagotonic \ˌvā-gə-ˈtä-nik \ adjective

First Known Use of vagotonia

circa 1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vagotonia

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

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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

Other Words from vagotonia

vagotonic \-ˈtän-ik \ adjective

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