<anatomy> The vagus nerve enervates the gut (gastrointestinal tract), heart and larynx.

Lesions of the tenth nerve usually result in a horse voice, but may also cause difficulty in swallowing or talking.

Synonyms: cranial nerve X.

(27 Sep 1997)

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