from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Loss of the ability to swallow.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the condition of difficulty in swallowing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inability to swallow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. loss of the ability to swallow


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  • JM knows that an aphagia is a hard fact to swallow.

    December 28, 2010