The surgical resection of the vagus nerve so as to reduce the secretion of acid in the stomach and so control duodenal ulcers
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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The interruption or removal of any part of the vagus (10th cranial) nerve. Vagotomy may be performed for research or for therapeutic purposes.
The numerical value of vagotomy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of vagotomy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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