How Do You Spell VAGUS?

Correct spelling for the English word "vagus" is [v_ˈa_ɡ_ə_s], [vˈaɡəs], [vˈaɡəs]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Usage Examples for VAGUS

  1. The cell bodies of the inhibitory fibers are located in the bulb from where their fibers pass to the heart as a part of the vagus nerve - "Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools" by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  2. These act upon the vagus so as to stimulate the heart but above all they act upon the mind and nothing so stimulates the heart as reawakened hope - "Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh
  3. The vagus and recurrent nerves have been successfully sutured after having been divided accidentally - "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  4. It is usually said that this action is a consequence of the reflex from the terminal filaments of the vagus nerve running back and reflected down again to the heart - "Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh
  5. The chief nerve of respiration also called the vagus or wandering nerve - "A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell