An immature swallowing pattern, as of infants, marked by a thrust of the tongue and resembling the peristaltic, wavelike, muscular contractions observed in the gut.
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Fancy Words For Everyday ActivitiesHumming (is so boring) Yet, bombinating sounds much more interesting! This word may sound a bit like bumblebee, which is kind of neat as it means “to hum, or buzz.” First published in the late 1800s, bombinate and bombilate are twins with family-tree roots tangled in both Greek and Latin derivatives (confusing) that lead to the late Latin bombilāre, or “to hum.” Breathing (is so …
- visceral inversion,
- visceral larva migrans,
- visceral layer,
- visceral node,
- visceral sense,
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