Definition of Pneumogastric

1. Noun. A mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera.




2. Adjective. Of or relating to the vagus nerve.
Exact synonyms: Vagal
Category relationships: Neurology
Partainyms: Vagus
Derivative terms: Vagus

3. Adjective. Of or relating to or involving the lungs and stomach.
Partainyms: Lung, Stomach

Definition of Pneumogastric

1. a. Of or pertaining to the lungs and the stomach.

Definition of Pneumogastric

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Of or pertaining to the lungs and the stomach ¹

2. Adjective. (anatomy) vagus (attributive) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Pneumogastric

1. Of or pertaining to the lungs and the stomach. The pneumogastric nerve. Pneumogastric nerve, one of the tenth pair of cranial nerves which are distributed to the pharynx, oesophagus, larynx, lungs, heart, stomach, liver, and spleen, and, in fishes and many amphibia, to the branchial apparatus and also to the sides of the body. Origin: Pneumo- + gastric. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pneumogastric

pneumocystis
pneumocystis carinii infections
pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
pneumocystis pneumonia
pneumocystography
pneumocystoses
pneumocystosis
pneumocyte
pneumocytes
pneumocytosis
pneumoderma
pneumodynamics
pneumoempyema
pneumoencephalogram
pneumoencephalography
pneumogastric (current term)
pneumogastric nerve
pneumogastrography
pneumogenic osteoarthropathy
pneumogram
pneumograph
pneumographs
pneumography
pneumohemia
pneumohemopericardium
pneumohemothorax
pneumohydrometra
pneumohydropericardium
pneumohydroperitoneum
pneumohydrothorax

Literary usage of Pneumogastric

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of Human Physiology by Austin Flint (1888)
"At the ganglion of the trunk, the pneumogastric generally receives ... The pneumogastric is connected with the sympathetic system by a number of filaments ..."

2. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"The Tenth or pneumogastric Nerve (nervus vagus or par vagum) has a more ... In passing through this opening the pneumogastric accompanies the spinal ..."

3. A Text-book of Human Physiology by Austin Flint (1888)
"At the ganglion of the trunk, the pneumogastric generally receives ... The pneumogastric is connected with the sympathetic system by a number of filaments ..."

4. A Treatise on human physiology by John Call Dalton (1864)
"pneumogastric.—Owing to the numerous connections of the ... The pneumogastric arises, by a number of separate filaments, from the lateral portion of the ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1864)
"After referring to the complex distribution of the pneumogastric nerve, and to the important symptoms of disease produced by the implication of its branches ..."

6. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders (1905)
"DISEASES OF THE pneumogastric NERVE. As already stated, the origin of the tenth cranial nerve is in intimate relation with that of the ninth. ..."

7. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"The Tenth or pneumogastric Nerve (nervus vagus or par vagum) has a more ... In passing through this opening the pneumogastric accompanies the spinal ..."

8. A Treatise on human physiology by John Call Dalton (1864)
"pneumogastric.—Owing to the numerous connections of the ... The pneumogastric arises, by a number of separate filaments, from the lateral portion of the ..."

9. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1864)
"After referring to the complex distribution of the pneumogastric nerve, and to the important symptoms of disease produced by the implication of its branches ..."

10. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders (1905)
"DISEASES OF THE pneumogastric NERVE. As already stated, the origin of the tenth cranial nerve is in intimate relation with that of the ninth. ..."

11. A Treatise on Human Physiology by John Call Dalton (1861)
"pneumogastric.—Owing to the numerous connections of the ... At its origin, the pneumogastric is exclusively a sensitive nerve. Irritated above the situation ..."

12. Handbook of physiology by William Senhouse Kirkes (1873)
"The parts supplied by the branches of the pneumogastric nerve are as follows ... From the parts thus enumerated as receiving nerves from the pneumogastric, ..."

13. A Treatise on Human Physiology by John Call Dalton (1861)
"pneumogastric.—Owing to the numerous connections of the ... At its origin, the pneumogastric is exclusively a sensitive nerve. Irritated above the situation ..."

14. Handbook of physiology by William Senhouse Kirkes (1873)
"The parts supplied by the branches of the pneumogastric nerve are as follows ... From the parts thus enumerated as receiving nerves from the pneumogastric, ..."

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