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dysphagia

dys·pha·gia

dysphagia

 
pronunciation:
dIs feI zh [or] dIs feI j
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part of speech: noun
definition: difficulty in swallowing.
derivation: dysphagic (adj.)
Word Parts
The word dysphagia contains the following parts:
dys- Greek prefix that means bad, difficult, abnormal
synonyms:
mal, male
antonyms:
eu
 
phag, -phage, -phagy Greek root that means eat