Slight difficulty in deglutition, especially water and meat.
The trouble in deglutition proved to be due to an oesophageal narrowing.
Multiple strictures are most common after deglutition of caustic substances which have made their way clear down into the stomach.
Sore throat, causing the greatest difficulty in deglutition, and delirium were the almost invariable concomitants of this variety.
Fetid breath, salivation, and difficulty in deglutition are usually the first manifestations of the disease to attract attention.
Mastication, deglutition, and articulation all become impeded mechanically by tumefaction of the tissues.
If it be properly reduced by the saliva it is allowed to pass the fauces,—a truly involuntary act of deglutition occurring.
Articulation is impeded or impossible, and deglutition difficult or impracticable.
Aphonia is often complete, deglutition impossible, respiration difficult.
Rectal alimentation should be resorted to where the difficulties of deglutition are at all great.
deglutition de·glu·ti·tion (dē'glōō-tĭsh'ən)
The act or process of swallowing.