Origin of deglutition
Related formsde·glu·ti·tious, adjective
Examples from the Web for deglutition
At the other end of the table I could see the German sitting silent and unnoticing, rapt in the joys of deglutition.Masterpieces of Mystery|Various
Slight difficulty in deglutition, especially water and meat.
When the spasm is high up, the regurgitation may follow the act of deglutition almost immediately.
Nearly all of them when carefully questioned prove to have special foods that are more difficult of deglutition than others.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
Mastication, deglutition, and articulation all become impeded mechanically by tumefaction of the tissues.