- vagal escape
- vagal escape n resumption of the heartbeat after stimulation of the vagus nerve has caused it to stop that occurs despite continuation of such stimulation
* * *the exhaustion of or adaptation to neural chemical mediators in the regulation of systemic arterial pressure.
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