Origin of vagus
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Historical Examples of vagus
While the vagus is inhibitory to the heart it is motor to the lungs.Philosophy of Osteopathy
Andrew T. Still
All these things a Sedative to the Vagus nerve does actually effect.
This action is characteristic of derangement of the Vagus nerve.
It has no action on the brain, except as connected with the Vagus nerve.
Lying behind the vein may be seen the vagus nerve (Fig. 248).
- the tenth cranial nerve, which supplies the heart, lungs, and viscera
Word Origin for vagus
plural vagi, 1840, from Latin vagus "wandering, straying" (see vague).
- The vagus nerve.