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Usage examples for vagus

  1. The chief nerve of respiration; also called the vagus or wandering nerve. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  2. 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
  3. The laryngeal branches of the vagus may be divided and paralysis of the larynx ensue. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  4. The tenth pair, the pneumogastric, also known as the vagus or wandering nerves, are the longest and most complex of all the cranial nerves. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  5. B. Subclavian artery crossed by the vagus nerve. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. O. Left subclavian artery crossed by left vagus nerve. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  9. Again: taking the points 5 Z Y to mark the posterior triangle of the cervical square, so will it be seen that the internal jugular vein and the common carotid artery, with the vagus nerve between them, range the anterior side of this posterior triangle, while the subclavian artery, Q, passes through the centre of the inferior side of the posterior triangle, that is, under the middle of the shaft of the clavicle. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  10. 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.
  11. 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
  12. N. Vagus nerve between the carotid artery and internal jugular vein. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
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