dysphagic

dysphagic
  a. having difficulty in swallowing.
   ♦ dysphagia, n.

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  • dysphagic — adjective see dysphagia * * * dysphagic / fajˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑dysphagia …   Useful english dictionary

  • dysphagic — See dysphagia. * * * …   Universalium

  • dysphagic — adj. of a difficulty in swallowing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dysphagic — dys·phag·ic …   English syllables

  • 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

  • Presbyphagia — vs. Dysphagia = Although age related changes place older adults at risk swallowing disorders, an older adult’s swallow is not necessarily an impaired swallow. Presbyphagia refers to characteristic changes in the swallowing mechanism of otherwise… …   Wikipedia

  • dysphagia — /dɪsˈfeɪdʒiə/ (say dis fayjeeuh) noun difficulty in swallowing. {dys + phag(e) + ia} –dysphagic /dɪsˈfædʒɪk/ (say dis fajik), adjective …  

  • 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

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