Descriptor English: Aerophagy
Descriptor Spanish: Aerofagia
Descriptor aerofagia
Entry term(s) deglución de aire
Scope note: Ingestión espasmódica de aire.
Descriptor Portuguese: Aerofagia
Descriptor French: Aérophagie
Entry term(s): Air Swallowing
Swallowing, Air
Tree number(s): C23.888.821.061
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Spasmodic swallowing of air.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 338
Unique ID: D000334
NLM Classification: WI 143
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Aerophagy - Preferred
Concept UI M0000512
Scope note Spasmodic swallowing of air.
Preferred term Aerophagy
Entry term(s) Air Swallowing
Swallowing, Air

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