Definición de deglutition en inglés:

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deglutition

Pronunciación: /ˌdiːɡluːˈtɪʃ(ə)n/

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.

Derivados

deglutitive

adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

Origen

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

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Saltos de línea: de|glu¦ti¦tion

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