noun, plural va·gi [vey-jahy, -gahy]. /ˈveɪ dʒaɪ, -gaɪ/.
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In 1871, Neftel relieved a case of hay asthma by galvanizing the vagus; but recent books know nothing of it.The Treatment of Hay Fever|George Frederick Laidlaw
Thus the study of their development strongly supports Gegenbaur's view of the nature of the vagus and glosso-pharyngeal, viz.
There is no sign that these are otherwise than perfectly normal branches of the vagus.
The outgrowth of the vagus and glosso-pharyngeal nerves is not continuous with that of the seventh nerve.
It is of importance as shewing the similarity of the branches of the vagus to the dorsal roots of the spinal nerves.