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deglutition

Saltos de línea: de|glu¦ti¦tion
Pronunciación: /ˌdiːɡluːˈtɪʃ(ə)n
 
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Definición de deglutition en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] technical
The action or process of swallowing: the muscles involved in deglutition [count noun]: oesophageal pressure peaks induced by a single deglutition
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The process of deglutition begins with the bolus formation in the oral cavity.
  • These are inhibitory reflexes, excited by deglutition, by gastric distension, and by intestinal dilatation.
  • Organic abnormalities of deglutition may be related to initiation of the swallowing reflex in the oropharynx or to propulsion of the food bolus through the esophagus.

Origen

mid 17th century: from French déglutition or modern Latin deglutitio(n-), from deglutire 'swallow down'.

Derivados

deglutitive

1
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • Sudden eruption of the deglutitive phase occurs in states of collapse and shock.
  • However incomplete deglutitive relaxation in LES and primary peristaltic waves were detected in several patients with achalasia.
  • The proposed muscle strengthening exercise program is effective in restoring oral feeding in some patients with deglutitive failure.

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