What does vagus mean?

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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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vagus

    vā′gus, n. the tenth cranial nerve or wandering nerve, the longest and most widely extended of the nerves of the brain:—pl. Vā′gī.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vagus in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vagus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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