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aphagia

 [ah-fa´je-ah]
refusal or loss of the ability to swallow. See also dysphagia.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·pha·gi·a

(ă-fā'jē-ă),
Difficulty with or incapacity for eating.
[G. a- priv. + phagō, to eat]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

aphagia

(ə-fā′jē-ə, -jə)
n.
Loss of the ability to swallow.
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aphagia

The inability or refusal to swallow; i.e., dysphagia (preferred).
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·pha·gi·a

(ă-fā'jē-ă)
Inability to eat.
[G. a- priv. + phagō, to eat]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

aphagia

Inability to swallow. See also DYSPHAGIA.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

a·pha·gi·a

(ă-fā'jē-ă)
Difficulty with or incapacity for eating.
[G. a- priv. + phagō, to eat]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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On the other hand, these data show that an inhibitor of prostaglandin synthesis can modify the aphagia induced by the lesion of the lateral hypothalamus, throughout a reduction of the sympathetic discharge.
Pellicano, "Lysine acetylsalicylate modifies aphagia and thermogenic changes induced by lateral hypothalamic lesion," American Journal of Physiology, vol.
The medical condition, aphagia, is the inability or refusal to do what?