noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1783 difficulty in swallowing

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  • Dysphagia — Dys*pha gi*a, Dysphagy Dys pha*gy, n. [NL. dysphagia, fr. Gr. dys ill, hard + ? to eat.] (Med.) Difficulty in swallowing. || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dysphagia — [dis fā′jə, dis fā′jē ə] n. [ModL < DYS + Gr phag(ein), to eat + IA] Med. difficulty in swallowing dysphagic [disfaj′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Dysphagia — Not to be confused with Dysphasia. Dysphagia ICD 10 R13 ICD 9 438.82, 787.2 …   Wikipedia

  • dysphagia — dysphagic /dis faj ik, fay jik/, adj. /dis fay jeuh, jee euh/, n. Pathol. difficulty in swallowing. [1775 85; < NL < Gk dys DYS + phag(eîn) to eat, devour + ia IA] * * * ▪ pathology       difficulty or pain in swallowing, caused by lesions or… …   Universalium

  • dysphagia — noun difficulty in swallowing Syn: dysphagy …   Wiktionary

  • dysphagia — dys·pha·gia dis fā j(ē )ə n difficulty in swallowing dys·phag·ic faj ik adj * * * n. a condition in which the action of swallowing is either difficult to perform, painful (see odynophagia), or in which swallowed material seems to be held up in… …   Medical dictionary

  • dysphagia — pathological difficulty in swallowing Feeding and Eating …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • dysphagia — n. difficulty in swallowing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dysphagia — [dɪs feɪdʒɪə] noun Medicine difficulty in swallowing, as a symptom of disease. Origin C18: from dys + Gk phagia eating …   English new terms dictionary

  • dysphagia — dys·pha·gia …   English syllables

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