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Definition of "vagal" []

  • Of or relating to the vagus nerve. (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or affecting the vagus nerve (adjective)

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Use "vagal" in a sentence
  • "That safeguard is called the vagal brake, a concept developed by the pioneering work of Stephen Porges."
  • "The difference between these states is called vagal tone."
  • "A new technique called vagal nerve stimulation is very helpful in depression.10 The vagus nerve is your calming, relaxation nerve."