dys·func·tion noun \(ˌ)dis-ˈfəŋ(k)-shən\
: the condition of having poor and unhealthy behaviors and attitudes within a group of people
medical : the state of being unable to function in a normal way
: impaired or abnormal functioning <gastrointestinal dysfunction>
: abnormal or unhealthy interpersonal behavior or interaction within a group <family dysfunction>
— dys·func·tion·al \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
Variants of DYSFUNCTION
dys·func·tion also dis·func·tion \(ˌ)dis-ˈfəŋ(k)-shən\
Examples of DYSFUNCTION
- The disease causes gastrointestinal dysfunctions.
First Known Use of DYSFUNCTION
dys·func·tion noun (Medical Dictionary)
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