"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.
- Deglutition Disorders
- Deglutition Disorder
- Disorders, Deglutition
- Swallowing Disorders
- Swallowing Disorder
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Deglutition Disorders".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Deglutition Disorders".
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