[air-uh-fey-juh, -jee-uh]
noun Psychiatry.
swallowing of air, sometimes due to nervousness or anxiety.

1900–05; aero- + -phagia

aerophagist [ai-rof-uh-jist] , noun Unabridged
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aerophagia or aerophagy (ˌɛərəˈfeɪdʒɪə, -dʒə, ɛəˈrɒfədzɪ)
spasmodic swallowing of air, a habit that can lead to belching and stomach pain
aerophagy or aerophagy

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aerophagia aer·o·pha·gia (âr'ə-fā'jə) or aer·oph·a·gy (-ŏf'ə-jē)
The excessive swallowing of air or gas.

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