oral phase

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(psychoanalysis) the first sexual and social stage of an infant's development

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Similar to the Court of Justice, proceedings before the General Court generally have a written and oral phase, and the oral phase is usually a public hearing.
3) The oral phase is controlled primarily by cortical and subcortical areas.
During oral phase B, the median progression-free survival was 17.
The oral phase of the swallow is voluntary and begins with the preparation of the bolus, which could include sucking, biting, chewing, and overall preparing and organizing the bolus to be swallowed.
The drug is currently in a Phase IIa trial for patients with T-cell leukemia and a combination IV and oral Phase I pharmacokinetic trial in healthy volunteers.