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- n. Variant of dysfunction.
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- n. Common misspelling of dysfunction.
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- n. (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group
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Telomere and telomerase disfunction is now linked with a number of disease states, and therapeutic approaches based upon targeting this system are in development.
And they need someone who is, at heart, a genuinely selfish, sex-obsessed chauvinist that struggles mightily with money and identity issues obtained from familial disfunction.
Both boys were born with chordee, which if left alone results in a curved penis later in life, with the possibility of pain and even (in bad cases) sexual disfunction.
Crime, community atomization, national disunity, racial animosity and social disfunction would still remain.
May cause dizziness, sexual disfunction and diarrhea.
Such unqualified language invites disfunction, and most careful speakers hedge what theysay.
Dr Emil Schuffhauser of Vienna has just given injections of pentathol for a profitable outbreak of contagious multiple personality disfunction.
Omar Abdi, 21, has only ever known a Somalia mired in violence and disfunction.
The disfunction of the Wizards probably has made their players individually a lot worse.
The conservative belief in the inherent disfunction of government is a self-fulfilling prophecy.