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  1. vagotomy(Noun)

    The surgical resection of the vagus nerve so as to reduce the secretion of acid in the stomach and so control duodenal ulcers

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  1. Vagotomy

    A vagotomy is a surgical procedure that involves resection of the vagus nerve. See Types below for types/variations of vagotomy.

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  1. Vagotomy

    The interruption or removal of any part of the vagus (10th cranial) nerve. Vagotomy may be performed for research or for therapeutic purposes.

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