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

vagus nerve
bolygóideg {noun} [Nervus vagus]anat.
Usage Examples English
  • The parasympathetic division has craniosacral “outflow”, meaning that the neurons begin at the cranial nerves (specifically the oculomotor nerve, facial nerve, glossopharyngeal nerve and vagus nerve) and sacral (S2-S4) spinal cord.
  • According to Tiffany Field, the director of the Touch Research Institute, holding hands stimulates the vagus nerve, which decreases blood pressure and heart rate and puts people in a more relaxed state.
  • These situations are linked to periods when the vagus nerve is activated, referred to as periods of high vagal tone.
  • Sensation of the outer surface of the tympanic membrane is supplied mainly by the auriculotemporal nerve, a branch of the mandibular nerve (cranial nerve V3), with contributions from the auricular branch of the vagus nerve (cranial nerve X), the facial nerve (cranial nerve VII), and possibly the glossopharyngeal nerve (cranial nerve IX).
  • He incubated a frog's heart (innervated with its vagus nerve attached) in a saline bath, and left in the solution for some time.
  • Cardiovascular stimuli are carried by the vagus nerve.
  • The nerves supplying the thymus arise from the vagus nerve and the cervical sympathetic chain.
  • In addition to nerves coming from and within the human spine, the accessory nerve and vagus nerve travel down the neck.
  • The concept of neurotransmitters was unknown until 1921, when Otto Loewi noted that the vagus nerve secreted a substance that inhibited the heart muscle whilst working as a professor in the University of Graz.
  • M3 receptors of the parasympathetic nervous system act when stimulated by the right vagus nerve to stimulate release of insulin from beta cells.
  • Vagus nerve blocking (VBLOC) therapy is similar to VNS but used only during the day.
  • Input from the parasympathetic nervous system occurs via the vagus nerve.
  • The cardiovascular centres in the brainstem control the sympathetic and parasympathetic influences to the heart through the vagus nerve and sympathetic trunk.
  • The kidney also receives input from the parasympathetic nervous system, by way of the renal branches of the vagus nerve; the function of this is yet unclear.
  • Damage to the nerve may cause failure of the gag reflex; a failure may also be seen in damage to the vagus nerve (X).
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