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NOUN   a vagus | vagi
SYNO nervus vagus | pneumogastric | pneumogastric nerve | ...
bolygóideg {noun} [Nervus vagus]
vagus nerve
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Translation for 'vagus' from English to Hungarian

vagus nerve
bolygóideg {noun} [Nervus vagus]anat.
Usage Examples English
  • The vagus nerve, named after the Latin word "vagus" (because the nerve controls such a broad range of target tissues – "vagus" in Latin literally means "wandering"), has parasympathetic functions that originate in the dorsal nucleus of the vagus nerve and the nucleus ambiguus in the CNS.
  • A vagus ganglion (plural: vagus ganglia) is a small, elongated ganglion located between the esophagus and aorta. They mark the terminus of the recurrent nerve.
  • Vagus nerve stimulation is another alternative treatment that has been proven to be effective in the treatment of depression, especially people that have been resistant to four or more treatments.
  • Cardiovascular stimuli are carried by the vagus nerve.
  • Loss of function of the vagus nerve (X) will lead to a loss of parasympathetic supply to a very large number of structures.
  • The cardiac branches of the vagus nerve are two sets of nerves found in the upper torso, in close proximity to the larynx.
  • When there is damage to the nerve that innervates the throat, the vagus nerve, both motor and sensory function can be affected since the vagus contains both motor and sensory nerve fibers.
  • Reid described the function of the glossopharyngeal nerve and vagus nerve. He also proved the heart had a double innervation through the vagus and sympathetic nerves.
  • The cranium dysfunction mechanical changes in the gut can compress the vagus nerve at any number of locations along the vagus, slowing the heart.
  • As just noted, "Camponotus vagus ifranensis" (Cagniant, 1987) is recognized as a subspecies.
  • A vagal maneuver is an action used to stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system by activating the vagus nerve.
  • For patients who are not suitable to undergo a resectioning treatment, deep brain stimulation and vagus nerve stimulation may be effective alternatives; however, results suggest that it is often difficult for both deep brain and vagus nerve stimulation to completely stop seizures.
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