Definition of deglutitive in English:



  • See deglutition

    • ‘However incomplete deglutitive relaxation in LES and primary peristaltic waves were detected in several patients with achalasia.’
    • ‘The proposed muscle strengthening exercise program is effective in restoring oral feeding in some patients with deglutitive failure.’
    • ‘This is primarily due to the impairment of pharyngeal bolus transportation, which predisposes the patient to develop post deglutitive aspiration.’
    • ‘Sudden eruption of the deglutitive phase occurs in states of collapse and shock.’
    • ‘EGJ opening diameter during deglutitive relaxation was on average 0.5 cm greater in GERD patients compared with normal subjects and fundoplication patients.’