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vagus pulse, vagus-pulse (s) (noun); vagus pulses, vagus-pulses (pl)
A decreased heart rate caused by the slowing action of stimuli from the vagus nerve: Jane, the nurse, checked Larry's pulse and was able to identify the vagus pulse which was causing the slow rhythmic dilation of the artery in his wrist.
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