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acting or happening without apparent forethought, prompting, or planning

imitative reproduction, as of the style of another

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Relation between Glasgow coma score and cough reflex.
Presumably the sharp spicules penetrate the supraglottic mucosa to give it a sufficiently firm attachment once its entry into the trachea is prevented by the cough reflex.
Anatomical studies have indicated that the middle ramus of the internal branches of the superior laryngeal nerve supplies the mucosa of the vestibule of the larynx and specifically the quadrangular membrane most likely conveys the afferent stimulus for the cough reflex [15].
Children are particularly in trouble because adult smokers are known to have a less sensitive cough reflex.
The Monell research team conducted the current study to ask if the cough reflex of children and adolescents who are regularly exposed to secondhand smoke is affected in a similar fashion.
As these patients are conscious, the cough reflex is stimulated when the suction catheter is put down the tube and so the secretions are brought in by the cough from the periphery of the lung.
Females demonstrate a higher cough reflex sensitivity than do males, and the condition is driven by several additional originating factors that range from ACE inhibitor use to chronic bronchitis and bronchiectasis.
Similasan Kids Cough Relief cough syrup, she explains, stimulates the body's natural ability to relieve the symptoms of a dry, hacking cough, soothing the cough reflex in the throat and lungs so that mucus and irritations no longer trigger coughing.
Sound analysis is potentially an observation of considerable importance, because it is a way in which we can classify and quantify the cough reflex which is one of the most common symptoms of respiratory diseases.
Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing detected severe pharyngeal dysphagia and aspiration, as well as an intermittent cough reflex with all consistencies in the upright position.
Kids Cough Relief, she adds, soothes the cough reflex in the throat and lungs so that mucus or irritations do not trigger coughing.
He had lost his cough reflex and had a left facial palsy.
Following lung transplantation, it is unclear whether functional recovery of the cough reflex occurs over time.
Featuring a moisture repellent lining, the latex-free holder has a stretch material on the neckband to accommodate edema and cough reflex and can be set back from the stoma site to minimize absorption of secretions.