dysphagic

adj. of a difficulty in swallowing

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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

  • dysphagic — See dysphagia. * * * …   Universalium

  • dysphagic — dys·phag·ic …   English syllables

  • dysphagic —   a. having difficulty in swallowing.    ♦ dysphagia, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • 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 …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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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