achalasia

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek α-(a-, not) + χάλασις(khálasis, relaxation), from χαλάω(khaláō, I loosen).

Noun[edit]

achalasia ‎(uncountable)

  1. A neuromuscular problem where a ring of muscles is unable to fully relax.

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