Definition of vagotomized in US English:

vagotomized

adjective

  • See vagotomy

    • ‘All of the contractile and relaxant responses evoked by these stimuli were absent in vagotomized animals.’
    • ‘Animals were subsequently vagotomized, and the protocol was repeated.’
    • ‘Thus, it appears that the potential role of 5 - HT in modulating pharyngeal muscle activity might be overestimated in animal experiments using reduced, vagotomized preparations.’
    • ‘Previous studies demonstrating a significant endogenous 5 - HT drive to the HMN were performed in anesthetized or decerebrate vagotomized animals.’
    • ‘He has similarly reported on 25 vagotomized patients suffering from duodenal ulcers.’

Pronunciation

vagotomized

/-ˌmīzd/