from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A nerve that when stimulated acts to lower arterial blood pressure.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a nerve which lowers the activity of an organ; as, the depressor nerve of the heart.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any nerve whose activity tends to reduce the activity or tone of the body part it serves
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