deglutition

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However, after 20 mL water, some subjects failed to swallow the bolus after the first try and they had to divide the bolus into two or more pieces as piecemeal deglutition at the hotter temperature range (58-60 [degrees]C) (Figure 4).
The pharyngeal phase of swallowing after triggering the oropharyngeal deglutition has not been well documented in previous temperature-related studies.
As mentioned previously, this is called piecemeal deglutition [11] or dysphagia limit [9].
The oral phase of deglutition was within normal limits while the pharyngeal phase showed significant abnormalities.
This prevents air passage into the hypopharynx during inspiration and protects the airways from esophagogastric content reflux after deglutition.