What is another word for deglutition?5 synonyms found
Pronunciation:[ d_ɪ_ɡ_l_uː_t_ˈɪ_ʃ_ə_n], [ dɪɡluːtˈɪʃən], [ dɪɡluːtˈɪʃən]
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Definition for Deglutition:
- Deglutitio, Cataposis, from de, and glutire, glutitum, 'to swallow.' The act by which substances are passed from the mouth into the stomach, through the pharynx and oesophagus. It is one of a complicated character, and requires the aid of a considerable lumber of muscles; the first step being voluntary, the remainder executed under spinal and involuntary nervous influence.
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Deglutition Sentence Examples:
George was confused by the multiplicity of metal tools and crystal receptacles - he alone had four wine - glasses - but in the handling of the tools he was saved from shame by remembering the maxim - a masterpiece of terse clarity worthy of a class which has given its best brains to the perfecting of the formalities preliminary to deglutition: " Take always from the outside."