HyperDic: vagus_nerve

English > 1 sense of the expression vagus nerve:
NOUNbodyvagus nerve, vagus, nervus vagus, pneumogastric, pneumogastric nerve, tenth cranial nerve, wandering nervea mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera
English > vagus nerve: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera.
Synonymsvagus, nervus vagus, pneumogastric, pneumogastric nerve, tenth cranial nerve, wandering nerve
Broadercranial nerveAny of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
Spanishnervio vago, vago

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