Associations to the word «Vagus»

Wiktionary

VAGUS, noun. The vagus nerve.
VAGUS, noun. (Catholic) A homeless person or vagrant.
VAGUS NERVE, noun. (anatomy) Either of the tenth pair of cranial nerves, which extends from the brainstem down into the abdomen. Branches of these important nerves supply the tongue, larynx, lungs, gut, and heart.
VAGUS NERVES, noun. Plural of vagus nerve

Dictionary definition

VAGUS, noun. A mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera.

Wise words

Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
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