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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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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The main function of mastication is to transform a solid food into a bolus that can be swallowed safely. The bolus… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abstract. This study examines possible quantifiable causes of postdeglutition pharyngeal retention in the elderly… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The effects of aging, tachypnea, bolus volume, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on the coordination of swallowing with… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Criteria for the classification of giant cell (temporal) arteritis were developed by comparing 214 patients who had this disease… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Upper esophageal sphincter function was investigated during swallows of graded volumes in 8 normal volunteers. Concurrent… Expand
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Reports of restoration of voice after total laryngectomy include diversion of exhaled pulmonary air through planned or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
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… Expand
Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
Abstract Two new methods of recording the occurrence of human deglutition are reported. Both systems are suitable for prolonged… Expand
Highly Cited
1956
Highly Cited
1956
DEGLUTITION is a reflex coordination readily accessible and conveniently exact, yet far surpassing the integrative qualities of… Expand
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