HyperDic: deglutition

English > 1 sense of the word deglutition:
NOUNactdeglutition, swallow, drinkthe act of swallowing
English > deglutition: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of swallowing.
Synonymsswallow, drink
Narroweraerophagiaswallowing air (usually followed by belching and discomfort and flatulence)
gulp, draft, draught, swigA large and hurried swallow
sipA small drink
Broaderconsumption, ingestion, intake, uptakeThe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
Spanishdeglución
Catalandeglució, deglutició

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