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Oral phase, norma...
Oral phase, normal anatomy: hyoid bone (blue arrow), laryngeal vestibule/aditus (yellow bracket), air in the laryngeal ventricle between the true and false vocal cords (green arrow), proximal trachea (red bracket).
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- “ Swallowing is a complex act involving both voluntary and involuntary neural circuits and the co-ordination of multiple small muscles in the neck. ...”

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  • Hyoid bone - “ The hyoid is a "horseshoe-shaped" bone that serves as a structural anchor in the mid-neck. It is the only bone in the human body that does not dir...”

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