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 History of this Word

"vago" is from "vagus" (wandering) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

More words with this prefix,
vagolytic
vagotomy
vagotonic
vagogram

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grammar is modifier

"vago-" is a type of prefix

Definition

A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "vagus (lung, heart, stomach, intestines) nerve" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

vago- illustration In potassium chloride administration, the vagotropic action was due to a selective diminishing of the tonic component.
vago- illustration This is described as training vagotonia.