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dysfunction

 [dis-fungk´shun]
disturbance, impairment, or abnormality of functioning of an organ. adj., adj dysfunc´tional.
erectile dysfunction impotence.
minimal brain dysfunction former name for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
risk for peripheral neurovascular dysfunction a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as being at risk for disruption in circulation, sensation, or motion of an extremity or limb.
sexual dysfunction see sexual dysfunction.

dys·func·tion

(dis-fŭnk'shŭn),
Abnormal or difficult function.

dysfunction

/dys·func·tion/ (dis-funk´shun) disturbance, impairment, or abnormality of functioning of an organ.dysfunc´tional
erectile dysfunction  impotence (2).
minimal brain dysfunction  former name for attention-deficit.
sexual dysfunction  any of a group of sexual disorders characterized by disturbance either of sexual desire or of the psychophysiological changes that usually characterize sexual response.

dysfunction

(dĭs-fŭngk′shən)
n.
1. Abnormal or impaired functioning of a bodily system or organ.
2. Failure to achieve or sustain a behavioral norm or expected condition, as in a social relationship.

dys·func′tion·al adj.

dysfunction

A defect in function of one or more tissues. See Axillary nerve dysfunction, Biomechanical dysfunction, Brachial nerve dysfunction, Chemosensory dysfunction, Common peroneal nerve dysfunction, Constitutional liver dysfunction, Distal median nerve dysfunction, Erectile dysfunction, Femoral nerve dysfunction, Medication-induced allograft dysfunction, Primary autonomic dysfunction, Radial nerve dysfunction, Sciatic nerve dysfunction, Sexual dysfunction, Sinus node dysfunction, Somatic dysfunction, Tibial nerve dysfunction, Ulnar nerve dysfunction.

dys·func·tion

(dis-fŭngk'shŭn)
Difficult, impaired, or abnormal function.
[G. dys + L. functio, performance]

dysfunction

Any disorder or abnormality of operation or performance especially of any part of the body.

dysfunction

abnormal function

dys·func·tion

(dis-fŭngk'shŭn)
Abnormal or difficult function.

dysfunction (disfunk´shən),

n (malfunction), an abnormality or impairment of function or the inability of a body, organ, or organ system to perform normally.
dysfunction, dental,
n an abnormal functioning or impairment of the functioning of the dental organ.
dysfunction, endocrine,
n an abnormality in the function of an endocrine gland, either by hypofunction or hyperfunction of the secretory elements of the gland.
dysfunction, immune,
n a reduction in the function of the immune system most often associated with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFIDS), which causes prolonged periods of debilitating fatigue.

dysfunction

disturbance, impairment or abnormality of functioning of an organ.

Patient discussion about dysfunction

Q. What is the best pathophysiology of colorectal cancer. The pathophysiology just has to be brief and concise. It also has to include nursing considerations for the patient.

A. i'm not sure i understand your question...do you mean what is the best treatment for colorectal cancer? patophysiology is the changes the tissue acquired. if you'll give me more details on what you are looking for i'll be more then happy to help you.

Q. I started to suffer from erectile dysfunction? Why is this happening and what can I do to treat it? I am a healthy 52 year old. I have hypertension but i take pills to treat it and my levels are around 130/80. except that I am at great shape. In the last few months I feel that a problem in my sex life. I want to have sex but i can't due to erectile dysfunction. What can be the reason for this? and more important what can I do?

A. get rize2 it lasts about 4 days,and all you have to do is think about sex
and you get a rock hard erection!!!!!

Q. Im a 29 yr old male that has pain after masturbation seems like the longer i go without the better I feel? Should I not masturbate at all? I have had 2 urethral scricture surguries and my doctor he seen no reason for the pain. I feel less of a man because I want to have a healthy sexual relationship with my partner. Should I quit for a long period of time like 6 months and see if the condition will go away? Do you think I may have imflamation or cause damage to urethra from masturbation? Thanks for your time

A. Hi! My guess would be that the pain you are feeling is being caused by scar tissue that has built up from the surgeries that you've had and when you ejaculate that tissue is being forced to stretch in order to allow the ejaculate to pass through the urethra.My ex Husband had something similar after his vascectomy.

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