aerophagia

noun
aero·​pha·​gia | \ ˌar-ō-ˈfā-j(ē-)ə, ˌer- How to pronounce aerophagia (audio) \
variants: also aerophagy \ ˌa(-​ə)r-​ˈäf-​ə-​jē, ˌe(-​ə)r-​ How to pronounce aerophagia (audio) \
plural aerophagias also aerophagies

Medical Definition of aerophagia

: 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 16 Oct. 2021.

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