Oftentimes words in and of themselves seem nonsensical.
Although contextualisation points a wary finger towards understanding; illumination and progress are hampered by the wanton obloquy of phonetic bastardisation.
As eponyms and retrodiction lie idle, we succumb to the dankness of stagnant learning draped in the predilection of Morpheus.
Let me see then, what thereat is, and this mystery explore…EAP- The Raven
And we neologize thus…
If Odynophagia is pain on swallowing food and fluids, a symptom often due to disease of the oesophagus.
Greek: odyno-, (pain) + –phagia, (phagein, to eat)
…Then Odentophagia could be pain on swallowing dentures
Neo-Greek: O -, (surprise) + dent (tooth) + phagia, (phagein, to eat)
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