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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