This action is characteristic of derangement of the vagus nerve.
All these things a Sedative to the vagus nerve does actually effect.
All those with which we are acquainted appear to direct their action to the branches of the vagus nerve.
It has no action on the brain, except as connected with the vagus nerve.
Compression of the vagus nerve may slow the child's pulse and asphyxiate it through lack of oxygen in the blood.
Lying behind the vein may be seen the vagus nerve (Fig. 248).
They affect the different parts of the vagus nerve in variable proportion.
In any stage of partial block, pressure on the vagus nerve in the neck produces certain specific changes.
The distribution of the vagus nerve finds its explanation in this derivation of the stomach.
Digestive complications are due to impaired metabolism brought on by loss of energy in the vagus nerve.
vagus nerve n.
A mixed nerve that arises from numerous small roots from the side of the medulla oblongata and supplies the pharynx, larynx, lungs, heart, esophagus, stomach, and most of the abdominal viscera. Also called pneumogastric nerve, tenth cranial nerve.