Deglutition

Known as: Deglutitions, Swallowing, Swallowings 
The act of taking solids and liquids into the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT through the mouth and throat.
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2008
2008
Relatively little is known about the role of the basal ganglia in human deglutition. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) affords us a… (More)
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVES Clearance of the pharynx by deglutition is important in protecting the airway. The pattern of deglutition during sleep… (More)
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1999
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1999
Food movements during complete feeding sequences on soft and hard foods (8 g of chicken spread, banana, and hard cookie) were… (More)
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1992
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1992
The effects of aging, tachypnea, bolus volume, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on the coordination of swallowing with… (More)
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1990
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1990
Criteria for the classification of giant cell (temporal) arteritis were developed by comparing 214 patients who had this disease… (More)
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1989
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1989
Swallows of 4 bolus volumes (1, 5, 10, 20 ml) were examined in three groups of subjects: 6 subjects 20–29 years of age, 12… (More)
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1988
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1988
Upper esophageal sphincter function was investigated during swallows of graded volumes in 8 normal volunteers. Concurrent… (More)
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1980
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1980
Reports of restoration of voice after total laryngectomy include diversion of exhaled pulmonary air though planned or spontaneous… (More)
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1978
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1978
Chewing efficiency, defined as the ability to grind a certain portion of a test food during a given time, was tested in 139 Skolt… (More)
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1956
Highly Cited
1956
DEGLUTITION is a reflex coordination readily accessible and conveniently exact, yet far surpassing the integrative qualities of… (More)
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