disfunction

[dis-fuhngk-shuh n]

Origin of disfunction

by confusion of dys- with dis-1
Related formsdis·func·tion·al, adjective
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Word Origin and History for disfunctional
adj.

1951, variant of dysfunctional.

disfunction

n.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

disfunctional in Medicine

disfunction

[dĭs-fŭngkshən]
n.
  1. Variant ofdysfunction
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