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Definition of the noun Aerophagy
What does Aerophagy mean as a name of something?
- [medicine] the swallowing of air, especially in hysteria.
- synonym: aerophagia
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by Sir William Osler
aerophagy is a more probable explanation of the gastric flatulence than the fermentation of which patients often speak.
Gut Reactions (2013)
Understanding Symptoms of the Digestive Tract by W. Grant Thompson
Aerophagy is a modest contributor to colon gas as well. Air introduced into the stomach during gastroscopic examination often reappears per rectum within 20 minutes.
by Edward Swift Dunster, James Bradbridge Hunter, Frank Pierce Foster, Charles Euchariste de Medicis Sajous, Gregory Stragnell, Henry J. Klaunberg, Félix Martí-Ibáñez
especially those of nervous eructation, and aerophagy is a frequent accompaniment of dyspepsia in neurasthenic or hysterical subjects. Aero1907. Wnouz N o. 1479. phagy may be observed by the ...
by Elizabeth A. Martin, Oxford University Press
Voluntary aerophagy is used to permit oesophageal speech after surgical removal of the larynx (usually for cancer). aerosol n. a suspension of extremely small liquid or solid particles (about 0.001 mm diameter) in a gas. Drugs for inhalation ...
Midline Medical Dictionary (2002)
by P. S. Rawat
The swallowing of air, aerophagy. Higastut, argfrut, BaT fair: THT Aerophagy. See Aerophagia. Aerophil(e). Air-loving. argriff, an aerobic organism. HTTRéft; #TETSīrāt Aerophilic.
A Dictionary of Nursing (2008)
by Elizabeth Martin, Tanya McFerran
aerophagy [air-oftiaji] n. the swallowing of air. Voluntary aerophagy is used to permit oesophageal speech after surgical removal of the larynx ...
A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils by Carol Schiller, David Schiller
Practical Uses Improves digestion, soothes the intestines, relieves flatulence and aerophagy Calming, relaxing; promotes a restful sleep Vapors help open the sinus and breathing passages Mood uplifting Lessens pain and helps relieve ...
A Pocket Medical Dictionary (1911)
Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the Principal Words Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences ... by George Milbry Gould
Aerophagy, a-er-o ff'-aj-e.
A dictionary of new medical terms, a suppl. to 'An illustrated dictionary of medicine, biology and allied sciences'. (1905)
by George Milbry Gould
Aerophagy (a-er-o/'-a-je) [ar/p, air; fayeiv, to eat].
by Chris Brooker
aerophagia, aerophagy n excessive ...
by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley
aerophagy (air'rofajee) ...
The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being by Lawless, Julia
Aerophagy: swallowing of air. Allergy: hypersensitivity caused by a foreign substance, small doses of which produce a violent bodily reaction. Alliaceous: garlic or onionlike. Alopecia: baldness, loss of hair. Alterative: corrects disordered bodily ...
by Sue Guthrie, Denis Richard Lane, Sian Griffith
eructation Belching, regurgitation of free gas from the stomach; see also AEROPHAGY. erysipelas Skin disease caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae; characterized by the acute appearance of inflamed, reddened patches; can also cause ...
swallowing of air, usually followed by belching, flatulence, and discomfort; also called aerophagy. afebrile (a-féb'reI, a-fé'breI) ADJ. having no fever. affect (a'-fékt) N. 1. emotional reactions associated with an experience.
by Harvey Marcovitch
Causes include aerophagy (the swallowing of air), IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS) and, uncommonly and usually associated with vomiting and absolute constipation, obstruction of the intestines. Treatment is of the underlying condition.
by Annu Kaushik
aerophagy the excessive swallowing of air. aerosol finely divided particles or droplets. A. sprays ...
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Scrabble value of A1E1R1O1P3H4A1G2Y4
The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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