dysphagia(redirected from Inability to eat)
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Difficulty in swallowing.
dys·phag′ic (-făj′ĭk) adj.
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(Pathology) difficulty in swallowing, caused by obstruction or spasm of the oesophagus
[C18: New Latin, from dys- + Greek -phagos; see phago-]
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dys•pha•gia(dɪsˈfeɪ dʒə, -dʒi ə)
difficulty in swallowing.
dys•phag′ic (-ˈfædʒ ɪk, -ˈfeɪ dʒɪk) adj.
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a condition in which there is difnculty in swallowing. — dysphagic, adj.See also: Disease and Illness
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|Noun||1.||dysphagia - condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful|
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n. disfagia, dificultad al tragar a causa de una obstrucción;
esophageal ___ → ___ esofágica;
oropharyngeal ___ → ___ orofaríngea.
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