Definitions for odynophagia

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word odynophagia

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. odynophagia(noun)

    severe pain on swallowing due to a disorder of the esophagus

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. odynophagia(Noun)

    severe pain in mouth or esophagus when attempting to swallow.

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Odynophagia

    Odynophagia is painful swallowing, in the mouth or esophagus. It can occur with or without dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing. Odynophagia often results in inadvertent weight loss. It can be caused by many conditions, including very hot or cold food or drink, drugs, ulcers and mucosal destruction, upper respiratory tract infections, immune disorders, epiglottitis, cancers, and motor disorders.


Find a translation for the odynophagia definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these odynophagia definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"odynophagia." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 21 Apr. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for odynophagia? Don't keep it to yourself...

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for odynophagia:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.