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Deglutition Disorders

"Deglutition Disorders" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Difficulty in SWALLOWING which may result from neuromuscular disorder or mechanical obstruction. Dysphagia is classified into two distinct types: oropharyngeal dysphagia due to malfunction of the PHARYNX and UPPER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER; and esophageal dysphagia due to malfunction of the ESOPHAGUS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Deglutition Disorders" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Deglutition Disorders" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 263 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 23 publications in 2019
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.