dysphagic

dysphagia

[dis-fey-juh, -jee-uh]
noun Pathology.
difficulty in swallowing.

Origin:
1775–85; < Neo-Latin < Greek dys- dys- + phag(eîn) to eat, devour + -ia -ia

dysphagic [dis-faj-ik, -fey-jik] , adjective

dysphagia, dysphasia.
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dysphagia (dɪsˈfeɪdʒɪə)
 
n
difficulty in swallowing, caused by obstruction or spasm of the oesophagus
 
[C18: New Latin, from dys- + Greek -phagos; see phago-]
 
dysphagic
 
adj

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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.
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dysphagia   (dĭs-fā'jə)  Pronunciation Key 
Difficulty in swallowing.
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