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aphagia

[uh-fey-jee-uh] /əˈfeɪ dʒi ə/
noun, Pathology
1.
difficulty or pain in swallowing.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; a-6 + -phagia
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British Dictionary definitions for aphagia

aphagia

/əˈfeɪdʒɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) refusal or inability to swallow
Word Origin
C20: from a-1 + Greek aphagein to consume
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aphagia in Medicine

aphagia a·pha·gi·a (ə-fā'jē-ə, -jə)
n.
See dysphagia.

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