vagotonic
adjective see vagotonia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • vagotonic — VAGOTÓNIC, Ă I. adj. referitor la vagotonie. II. adj., s. m. f. (individ) la care predomină sistemul parasimpatic. (< fr. vagotonique) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • vagotonic — See vagotonia. * * * …   Universalium

  • vagotonic — Relating to or marked by vagotonia …   Medical dictionary

  • vagotonic — va·go·ton·ic …   English syllables

  • vagotonic — adjective see vagotonia …   Useful english dictionary

  • vagotonia — vagotonic /vay geuh ton ik/, adj. /vay geuh toh nee euh/, n. Pathol. hyperexcitability of the vagus nerve, producing bradycardia, decreased heart output, and faintness. [1910 15; VAGO + TONIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • vagotonia — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1915 excessive excitability of the vagus nerve resulting typically in vasomotor instability, constipation, and sweating • vagotonic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vagotonia — Archaic designation for a condition in which the parasympathetic autonomic system is reputedly overactive. SYN: parasympathotonia, sympathetic imbalance. [vago + G. tonos, strain] * * * va·go·to·nia .vā gə tō nē ə …   Medical dictionary

  • vagotonia — [vā΄gə tō′nē ə] n. [ModL: see VAGO , TONE, & IA] a disorder resulting from overstimulation of the vagus nerve, causing a slowing of the heart rate, fainting, etc. vagotonic [vā΄gətän′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

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