deglutition

Definitions of deglutition
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n the act of swallowing

Synonyms:
drink, swallow
Types:
aerophagia
swallowing air (usually followed by belching and discomfort and flatulence)
draft, draught, gulp, swig
a large and hurried swallow
sip
a small drink
Type of:
consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake
the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

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