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See definition of deglutition on Dictionary.com
  • as inmastication
  • as inswallowing

synonyms for deglutition

  • bite
  • chewing
  • Fletcherism
  • Fletcherizing
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How to use deglutition in a sentence

I, with grudging meekness and a prayer for another five minutes devoted to the deglutition of another liqueur brandy, acquiesced.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The different instruments or organs contained in the mouth, or closing it, and employed in manducation or deglutition.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
Slept but little during the night, deglutition being very painful and throat much swollen.
AN ARTILLERYMAN'S DIARYJENKIN LLOYD JONES
Therefore, the reply of Erasistratus in his treatise On Deglutition was neither rhetoric nor logic.
ON THE NATURAL FACULTIESGALEN
Good teeth mean good deglutition; a clear eye means an active liver; scrubbiness and undersizedness mean feeble virility.
FALLING IN LOVEGRANT ALLEN
Their faces were soaked in the fat, and the noise of their deglutition was mingled with the sobs of joy which they uttered.
SALAMMBOGUSTAVE FLAUBERT
At the other end of the table I could see the German sitting silent and unnoticing, rapt in the joys of deglutition.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERYVARIOUS
But it is too big for his gullet, and he drops it in the very act and article of happy deglutition.
DAYS OFFHENRY VAN DYKE
A number of the consumptives as a rule complain of difficulty in deglutition.
PROF. KOCH'S METHOD TO CURE TUBERCULOSIS POPULARLY TREATEDMAX BIRNBAUM
Just after biting pass the tip of the tongue behind the front teeth and along the palate, completing the act of deglutition.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 159, AUGUST 18TH, 1920VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DEGLUTITION

  • Fletcherism
  • Fletcherizing
  • bite
  • chewing
  • deglutition
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