vagal block


noun Medicine/Medical.

the obstruction of vagus nerve impulses by the administration of drugs, a treatment for reducing acid secretion by the stomach.

Nearby words

  1. vagabond,
  2. vagabond's disease,
  3. vagabondage,
  4. vagal,
  5. vagal attack,
  6. vagal trunk,
  7. vagarious,
  8. vagariously,
  9. vagary,
  10. vagile

Compare vagotomy.

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