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5 Matching Questions

  1. Mean deglutition frequency is
  2. Swallowing is different from a simple reflex in that it can not be elicited by isolated nerve activation, rather
  3. Thin liquids are
  4. Sensory Input involved in the initiation of a swallow comes from
  5. Small volume swallows, such as saliva
  1. a deformed more easily and move more readily in response to gravity and compression
  2. b it confroms to a highly codified stimulus pattern that produces a behavioral sequence of more elementary motor acts
  3. c CN V, CN VII, CN IX, CN X
  4. d produce sequential swallow phases (oral followed by pharyngeal followed by esophageal)
  5. e approximately 580 swallows per day

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. contraction of mylohyoid
  2. striated muscles of the pharynx, larynx, and upper esophagus
  3. the greatest systematic changes in the oropharyngeal swallow
  4. muscles spindles in the tongue via CN XII
  5. the timing of the tongue base retraction to contact the anteriorly and medially moving pharyngeal walls occurs later in the swallow

5 True/False Questions

  1. In addition to receiving info from CNs VII, IX, X it also receives input fromCN V, CN VII, CN IX, CN X


  2. The swallowing response is elicited fromventral medulla


  3. The "swallowing cortex" is important inthe supplemental motor area, anterior to M1


  4. Thicker foods movemore slowly in response to gravity and compression


  5. Nucleus Ambiguus connects with the motor nuclei ofmotor neurons of CNs IX and X


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