dysphagy

difficulty in swallowing

Wikipedia foundation.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Dysphagy — Dysphagia Dys*pha gi*a, Dysphagy Dys pha*gy, n. [NL. dysphagia, fr. Gr. dys ill, hard + ? to eat.] (Med.) Difficulty in swallowing. || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dysphagy — dys·pha·gy (disґfə je) dysphagia …   Medical dictionary

  • dysphagia, dysphagy — Difficulty in swallowing. SEE ALSO: aglutition. [dys + G. phago, to eat] d. lusoria d. said to be due to compression by the right subclavian artery arising abnormally from the descending aorta and passing behind the esophagus. [coinage from L.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Dysphagia — Dys*pha gi*a, Dysphagy Dys pha*gy, n. [NL. dysphagia, fr. Gr. dys ill, hard + ? to eat.] (Med.) Difficulty in swallowing. || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dysphagia — noun difficulty in swallowing Syn: dysphagy …   Wiktionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.