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Hyperexcitability of the vagus nerve, a condition in which the vagus nerve dominates in the general functioning of the body organs. It is marked by vasomotor instability, constipation, sweating and involuntary motor spasms with pain.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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