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disfunction

[ dis-fuhngk-shuhn ]
/ dɪsˈfʌŋk ʃən /
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noun
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Origin of disfunction

By confusion of dys- with dis-1

OTHER WORDS FROM disfunction

dis·func·tion·al, adjective
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Medical definitions for disfunction

disfunction
[ dĭs-fŭngkshən ]

n.
Variant ofdysfunction
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