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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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012