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aerophagia

noun aero·pha·gia \ ˌar-ō-ˈfā-j(ē-)ə, ˌer- \
variants: also aerophagy play \ˌa(-ə)r-ˈäf-ə-jē, ˌe(-ə)r-\

medical Definition of aerophagia

plural aerophagias also aerophagies
: the swallowing of air especially in hysteria

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