Definition of Dysphagy

1. Noun. difficulty in swallowing ¹



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Definition of Dysphagy

1. difficulty in swallowing [n DYSPHAGIES]

Medical Definition of Dysphagy

1. Difficulty in swallowing. Origin: NL. Dysphagia, fr. Gr. Ill, hard + to eat. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dysphagy

dyspepsias
dyspepsies
dyspepsy
dyspeptic
dyspeptical
dyspeptically
dyspeptics
dyspeptone
dyspeptones
dysphagia
dysphagia lusoria
dysphagia nervosa
dysphagias
dysphagic
dysphagocytosis
dysphagy (current term)
dysphasia
dysphasias
dysphasic
dysphasics
dysphemia
dysphemias
dysphemism
dysphemisms
dysphemistic
dysphemize
dysphemized
dysphemizes
dysphemizing
dysphonia

Literary usage of Dysphagy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The study of medicine by John Mason Good, Samuel Cooper (1829)
"LINGUAL, dysphagy. [The several cases of dysphagia, arising from a diminution of the capacity of the oesophagus by disease of its texture, or from its being ..."

2. Diseases of Man: Data of Their Nomenclature, Classification & Genesis by John William Severin Gouley (1888)
"2. " Chronicus, (Chronic ptyalism.) " 3. " Iners, (Drivelling.) Gen. III. Dysphagia, dysphagy. Spec. 1. D. Constricta, (Constrictive ..."

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