gag reflex


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Noun1.gag reflex - normal reflex consisting of retching; may be produced by touching the soft palate in the back of the mouth
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Drunk people lose their gag reflex which is a serious issue so it's about monitoring and making sure people are safe and that's what (drunk tanks) offer.
Use with caution in patients with impaired gag reflex as they may be at risk for regurgitation or aspiration during administration of CLENPIQ.
Anyone who has a strong gag reflex or finds it difficult to lose feeling in an area.
Tools exist to help in caring for patients with the most common complications, such as a gag reflex, a high or narrow palate, mandibular tori, and missing teeth.
At Water Babies we take advantage of one main involuntary response: the laryngeal reflex, more commonly known as the gag reflex.
You lose all your brain stem reflexes-your gag reflex, your pupil reflex, all that is gone.
Aaron White of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, meant that he had lost his gag reflex as a result of getting intoxicated.
Background and Objectives: Gag reflex is major problem during dental procedures which further compromises the quality of dental treatment.
Well, neither do I exactly, but it was a lot, let me tell you - and, to this day, I still suffer a doozy of a gag reflex when I hear its opening chords.
If you'll hold your gag reflex for a moment-the real world got a little bit more magical.
But in a comedic turn of events, Scott's overconfidence proves disastrous when he instigates a grammar war with his English teacher, becomes the high school survival specialist to unfortunate freshman, and develops an involuntary gag reflex in biology class.
It has a unique design that does not scrape the tongue, which naturally reduces the gag reflex.