difficulty in swallowing.
Origin of dysphagia
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difficulty in swallowing, caused by obstruction or spasm of the oesophagus
Word Origin for dysphagia
C18: New Latin, from dys- + Greek -phagos; see phago-
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Difficulty in swallowing or inability to swallow.aglutition aphagia odynophagia
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Difficulty in swallowing.
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