visceral swallow

vis·cer·al swal·low

the immature swallowing pattern of an infant or older person with tongue thrust, resembling peristaltic wavelike muscular contractions observed in the gut; adult or mature swallowing is more volitional and therefore somatic.

vis·cer·al swal·low

(vis'ĕr-ăl swahl'ō)
The immature swallowing pattern of an infant or a person with tongue thrust, resembling peristaltic wavelike muscular contractions observed in the gut; adult or mature swallowing is more volitional and therefore somatic.

vis·cer·al swal·low

(vis'ĕr-ăl swahl'ō)
Immature swallowing pattern of an infant or older person with tongue thrust.
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