swallowing threshold


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swal·low·ing thresh·old

1. the moment that the act of swallowing begins after the mastication of food;
2. the critical moment of reflex action initiated by minimum stimulation, before the act of deglutition.

swal·low·ing thresh·old

(swahlō-ing threshōld)
1. Moment that act of swallowing begins after mastication of food.
2. Critical moment of reflex action initiated by minimum stimulation, before act of deglutition.
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