vagotonia

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vagotonia

 [va″go-to´ne-ah]
irritability of the vagus nerve, characterized by vasomotor instability, sweating, disordered peristalsis, and muscle spasms. adj., adj vagoton´ic.

va·go·to·ni·a

(vā'gō-tō'nē-ă),
Archaic designation for a condition in which the parasympathetic autonomic system is reputedly overactive.
[vago- + G. tonos, strain]

vagotonia

/va·go·to·nia/ (va″go-to´ne-ah) hyperexcitability of the vagus nerve, particularly with respect to its parasympathetic effects on body organs, resulting in vasomotor instability, sweating, constipation, and involuntary motor spasms with pain.vagoton´ic

vagotonia

(vā′gə-tō′nē-ə)
n.
Overactivity or irritability of the vagus nerve, adversely affecting function of the blood vessels, stomach, and muscles.

va′go·ton′ic (-tŏn′ĭk) adj.

vagotonia

vagotonia

A term of waning use for hyperexcitability of the parasympathetic nervous system, which is characterised by vasomotor instability, increased peristalsis and/or constipation, hyperhidrosis, muscle cramping and others.

vagotonia

irritability of the vagus nerve.