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What provents food from entering your nasal cavity?

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Swallowing

Greetings. The contraction actions of all the muscles involved in swallowing will propel the food into the throat.
The hard and soft palate slant downward and the uvula causes the food to be directed into the hypo pharynx. So muscles and anatomy makes the food go down not up.

In brief: Swallowing

Greetings. The contraction actions of all the muscles involved in swallowing will propel the food into the throat.
The hard and soft palate slant downward and the uvula causes the food to be directed into the hypo pharynx. So muscles and anatomy makes the food go down not up.
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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