dysfunction

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dys·func·tion

 (dĭs-fŭngk′shən)
n.
1. Abnormal or impaired functioning of a bodily system or organ.
2. Failure to achieve or sustain a behavioral norm or expected condition, as in a social relationship.

dys·func′tion·al adj.

dysfunction

(dɪsˈfʌŋkʃən)
n
1. (Medicine) med any disturbance or abnormality in the function of an organ or part
2. (esp of a family) failure to show the characteristics or fulfil the purposes accepted as normal or beneficial

dys•func•tion

(dɪsˈfʌŋk ʃən)

n.
1. impairment of function or malfunctioning, as of an organ or structure of the body.
2. a consequence of a social activity or structure that undermines a social system.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dysfunction - (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group; "erectile dysfunction"; "sexual relationship dysfunction"
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
ED, erectile dysfunction, male erecticle dysfunction - impotence resulting from a man's inability to have or maintain an erection of his penis
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
palsy, paralysis - loss of the ability to move a body part
Translations

dysfunction

[dɪsˈfʌŋkʃən] Ndisfunción f

dysfunction

[dɪsˈfʌŋkʃən] n
(behavioural, emotional)dysfonction f
(physical)dysfonction f

dysfunction

nFunktionsstörung f, → Fehlfunktion f; liver dysfunctionFunktionsstörung fder Leber

dys·func·tion

n. desorden, trastorno, malfuncionamiento de un órgano o parte.

dysfunction

n disfunción f; diastolic — disfunción diastólica; erectile — (ED) disfunción eréctil; temporomandibular joint — disfunción temporomandibular, disfunción de la articulación temporomandibular dysfunctional adj disfuncional
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USA], Oct 16 ( ANI ): A team of researchers has suggested a set of breathing techniques to help athletes overcome vocal cord dysfunction and improve performance during high-intensity exercise.
3 Dysphonia condition due to vocal cord dysfunction must included diseases of the mediastinum the neck and the brain stem.
One of the patients in the study, Lyn Dowsey, 68, had suffered severe asthma for years and described how vocal cord dysfunction feels.
Vocal cord dysfunction has been around for more than three decades, and has traveled under a number of aliases, including irritable larynx, laryngeal dysfunction, facititious asthma, uncontrolled asthma and mimicking asthma.
Of 100 patients diagnosed with vocal cord dysfunction at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's outpatient adult allergy and immunology clinic, 86 were female, 68 were overweight, and 50 had psychiatric conditions.
Vocal cord dysfunction, also known as laryngeal wheeze, is another possibility in this group.
As antiallergic and antiobstructive therapy remained unsuccessful, a laryngological examination was performed in order to exclude a vocal cord dysfunction.
The following group of conditions may cause diagnostic difficulties in elite athletes: exercise-induced laryngeal dysfunction, which includes exercise-induced (paradoxical) vocal cord dysfunction, laryngeal prolapse, and laryngomalacia.
It's important to note that other conditions like heart failure, reflux esophagitis, vocal cord dysfunction, and blood clots in the lungs can all present with symptoms similar to adult-onset asthma.
A medical condition, vocal cord dysfunction, caused her breathing difficulties and necessitated evacuations from Mount Everest.
Other names for PVCM include episodic laryngeal dyskinesia, Munchausen's stridor, factitious asthma, functional inspiratory stridor, emotional laryngismus and vocal cord dysfunction (5,6).