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vagotropic

[ vey-guh-trop-ik, -troh-pik ]
/ ˌveɪ gəˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk /
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adjective Physiology.

affecting the vagus nerve.

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Origin of vagotropic

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British Dictionary definitions for vagotropic

vagotropic
/ (ˌveɪɡəˈtrɒpɪk) /

adjective

physiol (of a drug) affecting the activity of the vagus nerve

Word Origin for vagotropic

C20: from vag (us) + -tropic
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Medical definitions for vagotropic

vagotropic
[ vā′gə-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk ]

adj.

Affecting or acting on the vagus nerve. Used chiefly of a drug.
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