Dysfunction - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dɪsˈfʌŋkʃn|  American pronunciation of the word dysfunction
Brit.  |dɪsˈfʌŋ(k)ʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word dysfunction

noun

- (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group(syn: disfunction)

erectile dysfunction
sexual relationship dysfunction

Examples

The disease causes gastrointestinal dysfunctions.

Word forms

noun
singular: dysfunction
plural: dysfunctions
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