Definitions of vagus

  1. The pneumogastric or tenth cranial nerve. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

Usage examples for vagus

  1. Now to the point; suppose the vagus nerve should be oppressed to a condition to cut off part of the electricity, would we be surprised if the heart should be feeble in action. – Philosophy of Osteopathy by Andrew T. Still
  2. O. Left subclavian artery crossed by left vagus nerve. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise