American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Difficulty in swallowing.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, difficulty in swallowing. Also dysphagy.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Med.) Difficulty in swallowing.
- n. condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful
- From dys- (difficulty) and the suffixes -phagy (to feed) and -ia (Wiktionary)
“In the case of patients suffering swallowing problems following a stroke, known as dysphagia, the provision of speech and language therapy delivers £653,000 in net savings to the NHS, or a return of £2.30 for every £1 invested.”
“Flexible ENT scopes are used by otolaryngologists to examine the nose and throat area for various disorders such as dysphagia, reflux disease, snoring, and chronic sinusitis.”
“In clinical use, this toxin had been known to cause distant side effects such as dysphagia (inability to swallow) when it was used in normal doses.”
“Bisphosphonates, including Actonel, may cause upper gastrointestinal disorders such as dysphagia, esophagitis and esophageal or gastric ulcers.”
“The following symptoms may be present: noisy or labored breathing, especially with eating difficulty eating and swallowing – the child regurgitates milk or other food dysphagia – the child feels like something is “stuck in the throat”; the child keeps choking or feels like he or she is choking on food persistent cough acid reflux”
“Feeding and swallowing problems (dysphagia) are extremely complex and surprisingly common in children.”
“Watson knows that 'difficulty swallowing' is 'dysphagia,' he said.”
“Fifteen patients (~1%) experienced minor complications during or within 30 days of surgery (dysphagia, n = 5; wound infection, n = 3; port infection, n = 2; all other complications occurred in one patient each).”
“For example, last November I had an Endoscopic balloon dilation for a condition known as dysphagia.”
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