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American English: /ˌdɪsˈfəŋ(k)ʃ(ə)n/
British English: /dɪsˈfʌŋ(k)ʃ(ə)n/

Translation of dysfunction in Spanish:


uncountable and countable
  • Example sentences
    • Third, sepsis and organ dysfunctions are synergistic in worsening outcomes.
    • Immunological dysfunctions, inflammation of the respiratory tract, and disorders such as porphyria have all been suggested as possible causal factors.
    • In this system, organ system dysfunctions are used to evaluate morbidity in critically ill patients.

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    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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