\dɪɡluːtˈɪʃən], \dɪɡluːtˈɪʃən], \d_ɪ_ɡ_l_uː_t_ˈɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of DEGLUTITION
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- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By James Champlin Fernald
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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