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Definition of the noun aerophagia

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noun - plural: aerophagias

  1. swallowing air (usually followed by belching and discomfort and flatulence)

Alternative definition of the noun aerophagia

noun

  1. See aerophagy.

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Google previewThe Year Book of General Medicine (1910)

Aerophagia is a well-known clinical phenomenon, seen in its most characteristic form in cases of hysteria. 2. It occurs, however, in normal ...

Google previewGerontological Nursing (2016)

by CTI Reviews

aerophagia: Aerophagia is a condition that occurs when a person swallows too much air, which goes to the stomach. It causes abdominal bloating and frequent belching and may cause pain. Aerophagia is associated with chewing gum, ...

Google previewPreparing to Pass the Medical Assisting Exam (2010)

by Carlene Harrison, Valerie Weiss

Table 3-8 Gastrointestinal System Combining Form Meaning Example aer/o air Aerophagia is the excessive swallowing of air while eating or drinking. ailment/o nourishment Alimentary canal is another name for the digestive tract. or food ...

Google previewIntroduction to Medical Terminology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aerophagia: Aerophagia is a condition that occurs when a person swallows too much air, which goes to the stomach. It causes abdominal bloating and frequent belching and may cause pain. Diverticulitis: Diverticulitis isa common digestive ...

Google previewCurrent Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2013 (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Aerophagia: Aerophagia is a condition that occurs when a person swallows too much air, which goes to the stomach. It causes abdominal bloating and frequent belching and may cause pain. Belching: Belching is the release of gas from the ...

Google previewPractical Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review Toolkit (2016)

by Kenneth R. Devault, Nicholas J. Talley, Sunanda Kane, Keith Lindor, Michael Wallace, Bashar A. Aqel

Aerophagia is a behavioral disorder in which patients swallow copious amounts of air, often leading to significant abdominal distention and bloating. It has also been associated with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy.

Google previewPsychology in the Bathroom (2012)

by N. Haslam

Aerophagia is a troublesomesymptom that is often accompanied by frequent belching, abdominalpain and distension, andsubjective bloating. Ithas beenlinked toawide variety of psychological conditions.Itis commonlyobserved among people ...

Google previewGutbliss (2014)

A 10-Day Plan to Ban Bloat, Flush Toxins, and Dump Your Digestive Baggage by Robynne Chutkan

Swallowing Air Aerophagia is a condition in which people swallow Could It Be the ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Differential Diagnosis in Primary Care (2012)

Medicine, Medicine by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Aerophagia: Aerophagia is a condition that occurs when a person swallows too much air, which goes to the stomach. It causes abdominal bloating and frequent belching and may cause pain. Blind loop syndrome: Blind loop syndrome, is a ...

Google previewFoundations and Clinical Applications of Nutrition (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aerophagia: Aerophagia is a condition that occurs when aperson ...

Google previewCurrent Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2009 (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aerophagia: Aerophagia is a condition that occurs when a person swallows too much air, which goes to the stomach.Itcauses abdominal bloating and frequent belching and may cause pain. Fecal impaction: A fecal impaction is a solid, ...

Google previewKumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine (2012)

by Parveen Kumar, Michael L Clark

Aerophagia. Aerophagia refers to a repetitive pattern of swallowing or ingesting air and belching. It is usually an unconscious act unrelated to meals. Usually no investigation is required. Explanation that the symptoms are due to swallowed air ...

Google previewCURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2014 (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aerophagia: Aerophagia is a condition that occurs when a person swallows too much air, which goes to the stomach. It causes abdominal bloating and frequent belching and may cause pain. Belching: Burping (also known as belching, ructus, ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

aerophagia Literally, eating air, from the Greek words aer, meaning “air,” and phagein, meaning “to eat.” Aerophagia is a common cause of stomach gas. Everyone swallows small amounts ...

Google previewJAMA (1910)

The Journal of the American Medical Association

Aerophagia is a well-known clinical phenomenon, seen in its most characteristic form in cases of hysteria. 2. It occurs, however, in normal individuals, and is a most common symptom in functional stomach disorders. 3. In such cases its ...

Google previewMedical Council (1911)

from whose convincing paper we abstract these salieni points : Aerophagia is a neurosis associated with loss of tone in the muscular walls of the stomach, so that the organ is easily inflated by air swallowed with food or between ...

Google previewThe Journal of the American Medical Association (1910)

Aerophagia is a well-known clinical phenomenon, seen in its most characteristic form in cases of hysteria. 2. It occurs, however, in normal individuals, and is a most common symptom in functional stomach disorders. 3. In such cases its ...

Google previewLes mots-clés de la santé (2003)

classement thématique, exemples d'utilisation, index bilingue by Joëlle Rouanet-Laplace

aerophagie aerophagia / belching / eructation / burping Aerophagia is a common cause of gas in the stomach Belching occurs ...

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

aerophagia. (aerophagy) n. the swallowing of air. This may be done voluntarily to stimulate belching, accidentally during rapid eating or drinking, or unconsciously as a habit. Voluntary aerophagia.

Google previewDictionary of Mental Handicap (2002)

by Mary P. Lindsey

Aerophagia Wales. Manchester: National Association ofTeachers for the Mentally Handicapped, Hester Adrian Research Centre, University of Manchester. An Ordinary Working Life—Vocational services for people with mental handicap ...

Google previewBantam Medical Dictionary, Fifth Edition (2009)

by Laurence Urdang

Voluntary aerophagia is used to permit esophageal 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 the air. Drugs in aerosol form ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2002)

by Raymond J. Corsini

aerophagia The gulping of air as a neurotic symptom . may accompany a rapid-hreathing attack during anxiety or panic. Also known as aerophagy. pneumophagia. See HYPERVENT1LATION. aerophohia Morhid ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

aerophagia, ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Theetiology isunclear, but aerophagia or overeating are important factors. Gastric hemorrhage and ulceration, hypotensive, hypovolemic shock, andsevere electrolyte disturbances contribute tothe highmortality.Surgical intervention is often ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary - Elsevieron VitalSource (2007)

by Mosby

abdominal organs ( aerophagia, ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

aerophagia (ér'efa'je) N. swallowing of air, usually followed by belching, flatulence, ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Aerophagia Swallowing of air. Aeropholia Abnormal and extreme dread of fresh air or of air in motion. Aeroscope An instrument for the examination of air for visible impurities. Aescin Principle from horse chestnut tree for rheumatism varicosity.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

Aerophagia caused by crying may lead to flatulence and abdominal distension. infantile cortical hyperostosis, a familial disorder characterised in ...

Google previewDictionary of Veterinary Nursing - Elsevieron VitalSource (2016)

by Sue Guthrie, Denis Richard Lane, Sian Griffith

Gastric dilatation is distension of the stomach with gas; a disorder usually affecting the larger breeds of dog; it arises mainly soon after feeding and can rapidly become life-threatening, as it impairs respiration; see also AEROPHAGIA, ...

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