Definition of Aerophagy

1. Noun. (medicine) the swallowing of air, especially in hysteria. ¹



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Medical Definition of Aerophagy

1. The excessive swallowing of air, usually an unconscious process associated with anxiety, resulting in abdominal distention or belching, often interpreted by the patient as signs of a physical disorder. Origin: Gr. Phagein = to eat (06 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aerophagy

aeronauts
aeronaval
aeronomer
aeronomers
aeronomic
aeronomical
aeronomies
aeronomist
aeronomists
aeronomy
aeropalynology
aeropathy
aeropause
aeropauses
aerophagia
aerophagy (current term)
aerophare
aerophares
aerophilatelic
aerophilately
aerophile
aerophilic
aerophilous
aerophobe
aerophobes
aerophobia
aerophoby
aerophone
aerophones
aerophore

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