pneumogastric nerve definition

  • noun:
    • See vagus nerve.
    • a mixed nerve that provides the pharynx and larynx and lung area and heart and esophagus and belly and most associated with abdominal viscera
  • adjective:
    • the tenth couple of cranial nerves which are distributed towards pharynx, esophagus, larynx, lung area, heart, tummy, liver, and spleen, and, in fishes and lots of amphibia, into branchial device also to the sides associated with human body.

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