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."

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