Dysphagia



[dis-fey-juh, -jee-uh] /dɪsˈfeɪ dʒə, -dʒi ə/

noun, Pathology.
1.
difficulty in swallowing.
/dɪsˈfeɪdʒɪə/
noun
1.
difficulty in swallowing, caused by obstruction or spasm of the oesophagus

dysphagia dys·pha·gia (dĭs-fā’jə, -jē-ə) or dys·pha·gy (dĭs’fə-jē)
n.
Difficulty in swallowing or inability to swallow. Also called aglutition, aphagia, odynophagia.
dys·phag’ic (-fāj’ĭk) adj.
dysphagia
(dĭs-fā’jə)
Difficulty in swallowing.

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