deglutition


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deglutition

[‚dē‚glü′tish·ən]
(physiology)
Act ofswallowing.
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Kinesiographyc study of deglutition in dentate individuals and complete denture wearers.
Mastication, the action of breaking down of food, preparatory to deglutition, is one of the most important functions of the masticatory system(2), thereby multiple muscle groups interact and produce forces(3).
Mandible, being the only mobile bone of facial skeleton plays a major role in mastication, speech and deglutition.
7 The active agent can thus rapidly dissolve in the saliva and be absorbed through whatever membrane it encounters, during deglutition, unless it is protected from pre-gastric absorption.
Neck examination revealed a non-tender, pulsatile, well-circumscribed anterior neck mass measuring 3 x 3 cm, which moved slightly with deglutition but not with tongue protrusion [Figure 1].
To conclude, de Quervain's thyroiditis is an uncommon disease that should be considered in the differential diagnosis of acute anterior neck pain, sore throat, painful deglutition, and fever especially if the patients do not respond to the treatment.
5 years old buffalo heifer were presented with history of growth at mandibular incisor region with difficulty in mastication and deglutition from last 5 days and 11 days respectively.
Tachypnea, which can be associated with medical conditions common to this age group, has been shown to alter the coordination between deglutition and respiration.
Interestingly, this involuntary component of deglutition is under autonomic control, and Lewy bodies have been identified in the oesophageal myenteric plexus [66, 67].
Le traitement des angines permet de soulager les symptomes lies a l'infection des amygdales et du pharynx (douleurs a la deglutition, fievre.
Likewise, in neurological disorders, such as quadriplegic cerebral palsy, inadequate oral phase of swallowing and inco-ordinate deglutition limit energy intake of liquids and/or solids.