noun. swallowing air (usually followed by belching and discomfort and flatulence).
Example sentences of the word aerophagia
1. Verb, base form
This is commonly due to aerophagia, or the act of ingesting air while swimming.
However, aerophagia pain may not always recur in the same spot.
3. Noun, singular or mass
Unconsciously swallowing air is a condition called aerophagia and might be the culprit of your teen's noisy habit.
A January 2013 article published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology01047-6/fulltext) recommends that people with aerophagia** avoid carbonated beverages and eat slowly.