Anatomy of Swallowing Essay by The Research Group

Anatomy of Swallowing
A detailed discussion of the anatomic components of swallowing.
# 72551 | 2,925 words | 8 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Medical and Health (General) , Nutrition (General)

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This paper details the anatomic components of swallowing, including the oral cavity components, the pharynx, larynx, and esophagus, the associated muscles and nerves, and how they function in normal swallowing. Dysphagia - abnormal swallowing - is also discussed in terms of the anatomical features involved and the effects produced.

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"This paper looks at the anatomy of the swallowing process dealing with the oral cavity, the pharynx, larynx and esophagus and the muscles and nerves which make them function. It then looks at the process of normal swallowing which includes the oral stage, the pharyngeal stage and the esophageal stage and the mechanisms which make them function. Next, it describes the types of problems encountered in dysphagia, abnormal swallowing and how these can occur at various points in the swallowing process and how these can be affected by..."

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