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Definition of "pneumogastric" []

  • Of, relating to, or involving the lungs and the stomach. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pneumogastric" in a sentence
  • "The next step in the ‘internal alchemy’ of breath control occurs spontaneously: stimulation of the pneumogastric nerves, or ‘parasympathetic nervous system’."
  • "The parasympathetic branch consists of the pneumogastric nerves."
  • "When you apply the anal lock at the same time, the sacral root of this powerful nerve receives a similar stimulation, thereby greatly enhancing all bodily functions controlled by the pneumogastric nerve."
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