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Noun: pneumogastric nerve  ,n(y)oo-mu'ga-strik nurv
  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, tenth cranial nerve, wandering nerve

Type of: cranial nerve

Encyclopedia: Pneumogastric nerve