VAGOTOMY By N., Sam M.S. - 0 noun. surgical lacerating or disruption of the vagus nerve, that has sensory, physiological, and motor operatives. VAGOTOMY: "The vagotomy is unavoidable at this point." Related Psychology Terms CEREBRAL CORTEX SPECIFIC ENERGIES CRANIAL NERVE NEURON (Nerve Cell) AER HUNGER HELMHOLTZ, HERMANN LUDWIG FERDINAND VON (1821-94) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) HEARING LASHLEY, KARL SPENCER (1890- 1958) EMOTION (General) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "VAGOTOMY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/vagotomy/ (accessed June 30, 2022).