deglutition


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Related to deglutition: deglutition apnea, deglutition reflex
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Synonyms for deglutition

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Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital of the University of California Davis (Davis, CA, USA) for evaluation of an abnormal ventral intermandibular distension causing difficulties with prehension and deglutition of food and water.
1) The clinical signs develop because the affected site is disfigured with pressure placed on adjacent structures; airflow or ducts are obstructed; and normal breathing and food deglutition are disrupted.
Lingual hemangiomas are usually indolent, but they can cause cosmetic deformities, recurrent hemorrhage, and functional problems with speaking, mastication, and deglutition.
A questionnaire concerning oral functions, nutrition, speech and deglutition, was of help to assess the grade of mucositis.
Pioneered by Larsen in the early 1970s, "neck-flexed postures" and "breath-holding maneuvers" were first introduced to reduce the risk of aspiration and improve deglutition [4].
Autonomic dysfunction would also have contributed to her aspiration risk by delaying gastric emptying and impairing deglutition due to dysfunctional upper airway reflexes.
Videofluoroscopic investigation of swallowing (hospital day 2) showed slowed deglutition, slowed opening of the upper esophageal sphincter with damming of the bolus, continuous swallowing, and delayed opening of the cardia.
Gastrointestinal disorders: abdominal pain upper, acid reflux, deglutition disorder, dry mouth, dysgeusia, dysphagia, eructation, flatulence, obstipation, salivation increased.
GOTERT, GE & ARAS, E 1999: Mastication, deglutition and speech considerations in prosthodontic rehabilitation of a total glossectomy patient.
Then a huge porpoise will lazily raise its head from the sea, turn a few awkward somersaults and disappear, while a few hungry sharks follow in the wake of the ship ready to exercise their powers of deglutition on anything that falls overboard.
On the other hand, a decreased food intake can be due to lack of assistance during meals, deglutition disorders, food withdrawal while waiting for radiologic or endoscopic investigations, mental confusion, and feeding refusal.
When it is very prominent, it has been called the cricopharyngeal bar, which may become a physical barrier affecting the normal deglutition, leading to dysphagia.
82) Boyer recounts eleven years of major abstinence of food, save the Eucharist, hierognosis (discerning holy things), ecstatic visions, communion without deglutition, miraculous weight and rigidity, speaking in foreign tongues and bilocation.
C'est pourquoi il s'agit de prendre toutes les mesures necessaires de securite et faire preuve de la plus grande prudence, surtout chez des personnes avec des antecedents de troubles de la deglutition, des problemes neurologiques.