phagophobia


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Related to phagophobia: phasmophobia

phagophobia

(ˌfæɡəʊˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychology) an abnormal dread or terror of swallowing or eating

phagophobia

an abnormal fear of eating.
See also: Food and Nutrition
Translations
Phagophobie
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ODF Wafer is suitable for a wide range of patients, including for geriatric and pediatric patients who experience difficulty swallowing or patients who suffer from Phagophobia (fear of swallowing) or Pnigophobia (fear of choking)
Phagophobia and swallowing phobia are other commonly used synonyms of choking phobia.
Phagophobia mimics oral apraxia; pharyngoesophageal and neurologic functions as well as the ability to speak remain intact, however.