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Adjective: pneumogastric  ,n(y)oo-mu'ga-strik
  1. (neurology) of or relating to the vagus nerve
    - vagal
  2. Of or relating to or involving the lungs and stomach
Noun: pneumogastric  ,n(y)oo-mu'ga-strik
  1. A mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and oesophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera
    - vagus, vagus nerve, nervus vagus, pneumogastric nerve, tenth cranial nerve, wandering nerve

Derived forms: pneumogastrics

Type of: cranial nerve

Encyclopedia: Pneumogastric