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vagal

[vey-guh l] /ˈveɪ gəl/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a vagus nerve.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; vag(us) + -al1
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Examples for vagal
  • They need to test whether or not the vagal nerve is the trigger or if the brain is the trigger to the vagal nerve.
  • During stress, vagal tone decreases, allowing the heart to speed up and the body to handle the stressor.
British Dictionary definitions for vagal

vagal

/ˈveɪɡəl/
adjective
1.
(anatomy) of, relating to, or affecting the vagus nerve vagal inhibition
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vagal in Medicine

vagal va·gal (vā'gəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the vagus nerve.

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