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va•got•o•my



Pronunciation: (vā-got'u-mē), [key]
n.,
pl. -mies.

the surgical severance of vagus nerve fibers, performed to reduce acid secretion by the stomach. Cf. vagal block.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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