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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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The most frequent endocrine dysfunction seen in the study group was
A physical examination must consist of special attention to the presence of varicocele in the male, an abnormal pelvic examination in the female, or evidence of endocrine dysfunction.
While we tend not to see pregnant women with anorexia nervosa because they have secondary reproductive endocrine dysfunction, we do see those who have been successfully treated and are contemplating pregnancy or who are pregnant.
While the majority of cases appear to be related to pregnancy or oral contraceptives, endocrine dysfunction, genetic factors, medications, nutritional defiency and hepatic dysfunction also contribute to the skin condition.
victim of stress related and heritable endocrine dysfunction.
Menstrual disturbances, frequent headaches, visual symptoms, galactorrhoea, bone pains, muscle weakness, hirsutism and obesity/ weight gain are pointers of endocrine dysfunction.
12 To identify prevalence of endocrine dysfunction in Iranian with beta-Thalassemia, Karami assessed pancreatic function in 150 beta-Thalassemia patients aged 10-22 years at the pediatrics unit, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences.
Hudson and her colleagues, of 10,397 survivors initially treated between 1970 and 1986, 62% reported at least one chronic medical condition, such as endocrine dysfunction, coronary artery disease, infertility, or premature menopause.

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