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  • n. Plural of vagus.

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  • n. Plural form of vagus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of vagus.

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Examples

  • Rather theyused their brain here because it was about the ruti-ruji'r vaga-vagi for them!

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  • Or maybe it's more that I'm weirded out by the prospect of hearing the word 'vagina' in my high-pitched girly voice, the one that is used for bathtime songs and the like: la la la now we wash your vagi-i-i-i-na! your vagina-a-a-a la la la!

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  • However, he soon began to doubt the correctness of this conclusion - the observations might be explained by a vasomotor action of the vagi - as well as the whole doctrine of gas secretion in the lungs.

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  • This part of the gas exchange was influenced from the vagi.

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  • Peti - to beg; limo - boundary; paliso - palings; vagi - to wander; alvoki - to invoke; sxajne - apparently; subite - suddenly; kvieta - quiet; advokato - lawyer.

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  • The nerves are the terminal branches of the right and left vagi, the former being distributed upon the back, and the latter upon the front part of the organ.

    XI. Splanchnology. 1F. The Stomach

  • The nerves are derived from the vagi and from the sympathetic trunks; they form a plexus, in which are groups of ganglion cells, between the two layers of the muscular coats, and also a second plexus in the submucous tissue.

    XI. Splanchnology. 2d. The Esophagus

  • Below the roots of the lungs the vagi descend in close contact with it, the right nerve passing down behind, and the left nerve in front of it; the two nerves uniting to form a plexus around the tube.

    XI. Splanchnology. 2d. The Esophagus

  • It measures about 2 cm. in length, and in the lower, closed part of the medulla oblongata is situated behind the hypoglossal nucleus; whereas in the upper, open part it lies lateral to that nucleus, and corresponds to an eminence, named the ala cinerea (trigonum vagi), in the rhomboid fossa.

    IX. Neurology. 4a. The Hind-brain or Rhombencephalon

  • The nerves are derived from the cardiac plexus, which are formed partly from the vagi, and partly from the sympathetic trunks.

    V. Angiology. 4b. The Heart

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