deglutination


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Related to deglutination: peristalsis, mastication

de·glu·ti·nate

 (dĭ-glo͞ot′n-āt′)
tr.v. de·glu·ti·nat·ed, de·glu·ti·nat·ing, de·glu·ti·nates
To extract the gluten from (wheat flour, for example).

[Latin dēglūtināre, dēglūtināt- : dē-, de- + glūten, glutin-, glue.]

de·glu′ti·na′tion n.
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The MAD can be worn full time, except during meals since phonation and deglutination are not as limited.
Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy was done in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding and difficulty in deglutination.