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Medical Term:

sialoaerophagy

Pronunciation: si'a-lo-ar-of'a-je

Definition: A habit of frequent swallowing whereby quantities of saliva and air are taken into the stomach.

Synonym(s): aerosialophagy

[sialo- + G. aer, air, + phago, to eat]

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