• synonyms

pneumogastric nerve

noun Anatomy. (formerly)
  1. the vagus nerve.
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Origin of pneumogastric nerve

First recorded in 1825–35
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pneumogastric nerve in Medicine

pneumogastric nerve

  1. vagus nerve
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