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Relating to deglutition.
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The act of swallowing.
deglutitive, adjective
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Dynamic MRI evaluation of tongue posture and deglutitive movements in a surgically corrected open bite.
The resulting deglutitive malfunctions include wrong bolus direction with penetration and aspiration, insufficient bolus clearance with retentions in the vallecula and piriform sinuses, and prolonged or disturbed timings of the swallowing events during deglutition [3].