[ vey-guh l ]
/ ˈveɪ gəl /
of or relating to a vagus nerve.
- vagabond's disease,
- vagal attack,
- vagal block,
- vagal trunk,
Origin of vagal
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In babies with the form of the gene that was not associated with risky behavior, vagal tone did decrease, which is what you want.
/ (ˈveɪɡəl) /
anatomy of, relating to, or affecting the vagus nervevagal inhibition
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[ vā′gəl ]
Of or relating to the vagus nerve.
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