Deglutitious Deg`lu*ti"tious, a. Pertaining to deglutition. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • deglutitious — de·glu·ti·tious …   English syllables

  • deglutitious — adjective see deglutition …   Useful english dictionary

  • deglutition — deglutitious, adj. /dee gloo tish euhn/, n. Physiol. the act or process of swallowing. [1640 50; < F déglutition < L deglutit(us) (ptp. of deglutire to swallow down, equiv. to de DE + gluti(re) to swallow (see GLUTTON1) + tus ptp. suffix) + F ion …   Universalium

  • deglutition —   n. act or power of swallowing.    ♦ deglutitious, a.    ♦ deglutitory, a. aiding swallowing …   Dictionary of difficult words

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