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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vagus, vagus nerve, nervus vagus, pneumogastric, pneumogastric nerve, tenth cranial nerve, wandering nerve(noun)

    a mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera


  1. vagus(Noun)

    The vagus nerve.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vagus(adj)

    wandering; -- applied especially to the pneumogastric nerve

  2. Vagus(noun)

    the vagus, ore pneumogastric, nerve

  3. Origin: [L., wandering.]

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