disfunction

noun dis·func·tion

less common spelling of

1 : impaired or abnormal functioning
  • gastrointestinal dysfunction
2 : abnormal or unhealthy interpersonal behavior or interaction within a group
  • family dysfunction

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disfunction

medical Definition of disfunction


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