vagal escape

noun

Medical Definition of vagal escape

: resumption of the heartbeat after stimulation of the vagus nerve has caused it to stop that occurs despite continuation of such stimulation

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“Vagal escape.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/vagal%20escape. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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