Definition of Vagus. Meaning of Vagus. Synonyms of Vagus

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Definition of Vagus

Vagus
Vagus Va"gus, a. [L., wandering.] (Anat.) Wandering; -- applied especially to the pneumogastric nerve. -- n. The vagus, ore pneumogastric, nerve.

Meaning of Vagus from wikipedia

- two nerves—the left and right vagus nerves—but they are typically referred to collectively in the singular. The vagus is the longest nerve of the autonomic...
- Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is a medical treatment that involves delivering electrical impulses to the vagus nerve. It is used as an add-on treatment...
- salivary gland. The vagus nerve, named after the Latin word vagus (because the nerve controls such a broad range of target tissuesvagus in Latin literally...
- the vagus originates in the nucleus ambiguus and is myelinated to provide more speed in responding. Polyvagal theory calls this the "smart vagus" because...
- (specifically the oculomotor nerve, facial nerve, glossopharyngeal nerve and vagus nerve) and sacral (S2-S4) spinal cord. The autonomic nervous system is unique...
- the vagus nerve, (nodose ganglion) is a sensory ganglion of the peripheral nervous system. It is located within the jugular foramen where the vagus nerve...
- 1913) and Camponotus vagus vagus (Scopoli, 1763) are no longer recognized. Kvamme, Torstein; Lønnve, Ole J. (2008). "Camponotus vagus (Scopoli, 1763) (Hymenoptera...
- The dorsal nucleus of vagus nerve (or posterior nucleus of vagus nerve or dorsal vagal nucleus or nucleus dorsalis nervi vagi or nucleus posterior nervi...
- (Latin: trigeminus meaning triplets), and the vagus nerve (X) is named for its wandering course (Latin: vagus). Cranial nerves are numbered based on their...
- (Larynx, which is innervated by superior and recurrent laryngeal nerve from vagus nerve (CN X), is not included) It is located on the surface of the middle...