Suffix: phasia, phobia, phagia, plegia

Learn with examples for Suffix: phasia, phobia, phagia, plegia

Aphasia: It is a language disorder that results from damage to specific areas of the brain that are responsible for language.

R47.01 Aphasia

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Bradyphasia: Referred to abnormal slowness in speech.

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Dysphasia: It is a language disorder that affects your ability to produce and understand spoken language.

R47.02 Dysphasia

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Monophasia: A type of aphasia where the sufferer is only able to speak a single word or sentence.

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Paraphasia: It is a speech defect where the normal flow of words is interrupted by the inappropriate words or phrases.

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Schizophasia: It is commonly referred to as “word salad” is characterized with repetitive language, typical of mental disorders such as schizophrenia.

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Agoraphobia: It is a type of anxiety disorder where the individuals feel extreme fear of public places or open areas.

F40.00 Agoraphobia, unspecified

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Chromophobia: It is also known as chromatophobia, is the fear of colors.

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Claustrophobia: It is an extreme, irrational fear of small, closed spaces.

F40.240 Claustrophobia

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Emetophobia:: It is an intense, irrational fear of vomit or vomiting, especially in public.

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Glossophobia: It is the fear of public speaking.

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Gynephobia: An abnormal, irrational and persistent fear of women.

F40.291 Gynephobia

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Hemophobia: It is an intense fear of blood.

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Bradyphagia: Refers to abnormal slowness in eating.

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Cheilophagia: Refers to the repeated biting of one’s own lips.

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Dysphagia: Refers to a difficulty in swallowing.

R13.10 Dysphagia, unspecified

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Odynophagia: It is the medical term for painful swallowing.

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Onychophagia: It is defined as a chronic habit of biting nails.

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Tachyphagia: Excessively rapid eating or bolting of food.

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Trichophagia: It is a condition where an individual eats his or her own hair.

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Xerophagia: Refers to the eating of dry food.

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Blepharoplegia: Refers to paralysis of an eyelid.

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Cycloplegia: It is the paralysis of the ciliary muscles of the eye, resulting in a loss of accommodation.

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Cystoplegia: Refers to paralysis of the bladder.

N31.2 Flaccid neuropathic bladder, not elsewhere classified

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Facioplegia: Refers to paralysis of the facial muscles.

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Glossoplegia:: Paralysis of the tongue.

K14.8 Other diseases of tongue

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Iridoplegia: Refers to paralysis of the sphincter of the iris.

H57.09 Other anomalies of pupillary function

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Laryngoplegia: Refers to paralysis of the larynx.

J38.00 Paralysis of vocal cords and larynx, unspecified

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Monoplegia: Complete paralysis of one of the four limbs.

G83.3 Monoplegia, unspecified

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Ophthalmoplegia: Refers to paralysis of the extraocular muscles.

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Happy learning! Happy coding!

References:

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Category:English_words_suffixed_with_-phagia

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