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Introduction: Gagging

Description of Gagging

Gagging: Clinical manifestation of the digestive system consisting of contraction of the muscle of the pharynx caused by stimulation of sensory receptors on the soft palate, by psychic stimuli, or systemically by drugs.
Source: MeSH 2007

Gagging as a Symptom

Gagging (symptom): Type of Swallowing difficulty.

More information on symptom: Swallowing difficulty:

Terms associated with Gagging:

Terms Similar to Gagging:

  • Reflex, Pharyngeal

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Gagging

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Gagging

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Gagging

The following list attempts to classify Gagging into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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