He'd had a series of strokes and each one took a little more away from him and he had what's called aphagia. From Wordnik.com. [Fortunate Son: The Autobiography of Lewis Puller, Jr.] Reference
The first areas to become paralyzed are usually the throat and larynx, resulting in aphonia, dysphagia, and complete aphagia. From Wordnik.com. [The Serpent and the Rainbow] Reference
Odynphagia and dysphagia or aphagia may or may not be present. From Wordnik.com. [Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery] Reference
A very small object may excite sufficient spasm to cause aphagia, while a relatively large foreign body may be tolerated, after a time, so that the swallowing function may seem normal. From Wordnik.com. [Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery] Reference
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