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Mastication, Deglutition, and Dysphagia
Transcript of Mastication, Deglutition, and Dysphagia
act to close the mouth! Fun Fact: When swallowing, if the soft palate does not completely close off the entrance to the nasopharynx, food may come out of the nose! This might occur if a person laughs while eating or drinking. Fun Fact: As many as half of all Americans will experience dysphagia. References:
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