aphagia

aphagia

[uh-fey-jee-uh]
noun Pathology.
difficulty or pain in swallowing.

Origin:
1865–70; a-6 + -phagia

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aphagia (əˈfeɪdʒɪə)
 
n
pathol refusal or inability to swallow
 
[C20: from a-1 + Greek aphagein to consume]

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

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