HyperDic: dysfunction

English > 1 sense of the word dysfunction:
NOUNstatedysfunction, disfunction(medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group
dysfunction > pronunciation
Soundsdihsfah'ngkshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > dysfunction: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaning(medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group.
Examples
  • "erectile dysfunction"
  • "sexual relationship dysfunction"
Synonymdisfunction
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Narrowererectile dysfunction, male erecticle dysfunction, EDimpotence resulting from a man's inability to have or maintain an erection of his penis
paralysis, palsyLoss of the ability to move a body part
BroaderpathologyAny deviation from a healthy or normal / normal condition
Spanishdisfunción
Catalandisfunció
Adjectivesdysfunctionalimpaired in function

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