dysfunction

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dysfunction

Med any disturbance or abnormality in the function of an organ or part

dysfunction

or

disfunction

any social activity seen as making a negative contribution to the maintenance or effective working of a functioning SOCIAL SYSTEM. See FUNCTIONALISM.

dysfunction

[‚dis′fəŋk·shən]
(medicine)
Impaired or abnormal functioning of a body part.
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Recent evidence has suggested that endothelial nitric oxide (NOx) bioavailability and inhibition of nitric oxide (NO) synthesis by endogenous inhibitors of NO synthase (NOS) may be casually involved in the progression of coronary microvascular dysfunction in a significant portion of patients with syndrome X (3,4).