Definition of "dysphagia" [dys•pha•gi•a]
- (noun) Difficulty in swallowing.
Use "dysphagia" in a sentence
- "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."
- "She conned paediatricians into believing he needed a wheelchair, claiming he had cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, a throat disorder called dysphagia and countless food allergies."
- "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."