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disfunction

[dis-fuhngk-shuh n] /dɪsˈfʌŋk ʃən/
noun
Origin of disfunction
by confusion of dys- with dis-1
Related forms
disfunctional, adjective
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Word Origin and History for disfunctional
adj.

1951, variant of dysfunctional.

disfunction

n.

1927, variant of dysfunction (q.v.).

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disfunctional in Medicine

disfunction dis·func·tion (dĭs-fŭngk'shən)
n.
Variant of dysfunction.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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