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dysfunction

noun [C] uk   us   /dɪsˈfʌŋk.ʃən/ formal
a problem or fault in a part of the body or a machine: There appears to be a dysfunction in the patient's respiratory system.
Translations of “dysfunction”
in Chinese (Traditional) 功能失調, 機能不良…
in Chinese (Simplified) 功体失调, 机能不良…
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