aerophagia

noun

aero·​pha·​gia ˌar-ō-ˈfā-j(ē-)ə, ˌer- How to pronounce aerophagia (audio)
variants also aerophagy
plural aerophagias also aerophagies
: the swallowing of air especially in hysteria

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“Aerophagia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aerophagia. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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