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oral phase

[′ȯr·əl ′fāz]
(psychology)
In psychoanalytic theory, the earliest of the stages of psychosexual development, lasting from birth to approximately 12 months of age, in which libidinal gratification is derived from intake of food, by sucking, and later by biting.
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These findings are evidence of a major impairment of the oral phase of swallowing, which leads to difficulties in oral control and premature spillage of bolus, increasing oral transit time for the bolus preparation.
Similar to the Court of Justice and the General Court, the Tribunal's proceedings include a written and an oral phase (which is usually a public hearing); there are no costs to commence the proceedings; lawyer's fees are not covered by the Tribunal; and a party not able to meet the costs may apply for legal aid.
We thought about--quite a bit--the differences in response between oral phase A and oral phase B," Dr.
Contour consonants involving a nasal and an oral phase are not uncommon in the world's languages.
Did you know that if a resident is spitting food at meals, he or she might have oral phase dysphagia and might be unable to chew properly?
The dosage in the oral phase of ALADIN III was 600 mg three times daily; firm recommendations on dosing can be expected following the completion of the NATHAN trials.
Bedside evaluations allow us to assess the oral phase of swallowing (chewing, oral sensitivity, preparing for the swallow), but only allow us to make educated inferences about the pharyngeal phase of swallowing through analysis of laryngeal function.
As a result of this transaction, we will be in the position to continue the oral Phase IIa sleep apnea trial with CX1739 and to initiate a Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of ADHD very soon," commented Mark A Varney.
Adverse events (AEs) leading to withdrawal during the oral phase (7/105) included three events of neutropenia, three events of increasing blood creatine phosphokinase (CPK) and one event of fatigue.
According to the system proposed, the procedure would be speeded up by placing more emphasis on the oral phase, which would become compulsory and limit the written procedure to an exchange of statement of case between the parties.
Sparta anticipates that an abbreviated oral Phase I will quickly be followed by Phase II trials in light of the new information.