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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.
In all, 73 patients received thalidomide and 74 received placebo in oral phase A.
Oral phase dysphagia is often recognized through the clinical exam (detailed history and by watching the child eat).
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?
Oral phase after 30 days of continuous treatment: Nine of 10 birds in the IL-DFP group were treated with deferiprone administered orally at a dosage of 50 mg/kg q12h for 30 days.
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.
Henaut's explicit critique of the enterprise of 'working back from the textual medium to the oral phase itself' is welcome.
This call is reflected in the provisions being proposed involving an accelerated procedure for direct appeals.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.
"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.
The hearing (oral phase) is preceded by a report drawn up by the judge who acts as rapporteur.