dysphagia

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dys·pha·gia

 (dĭs-fā′jə, -jē-ə)
n.
Difficulty in swallowing.

dys·phag′ic (-făj′ĭk) adj.
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dysphagia

(dɪsˈfeɪdʒɪə)
n
(Pathology) 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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dys•pha•gia

(dɪsˈfeɪ dʒə, -dʒi ə)

n.
difficulty in swallowing.
[1775–85; < Greek dys- dys- + phag(eîn) to eat, devour + -ia -ia]
dys•phag′ic (-ˈfædʒ ɪk, -ˈfeɪ dʒɪk) adj.
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dysphagia, dysphagy

a condition in which there is difnculty in swallowing. — dysphagic, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dysphagia - condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
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Translations

dys·pha·gi·a

, dysphagy
n. disfagia, dificultad al tragar a causa de una obstrucción;
esophageal ______ esofágica;
oropharyngeal ______ orofaríngea.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Botulinum toxin in the treatment of cricopharyngeal dysphagia. Dysphagia 2001; 16:171-5.
Myotomy for reflux-induced cricopharyngeal dysphagia. Five-year review.
Endoscopic botulinum toxin injection for cricopharyngeal dysphagia. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol.