- Dysfunction is defined as an abnormality or impairment, or a deviation from accepted social behavior.
- When your kidneys are not able to filter out waste, this is an example of kidney dysfunction.
- When a group of teens engages in drinking and other unwanted behaviors, this is an example of dysfunction.
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- dys·funcˈtion·al adjective
dysfunction - Medical Definition
- dysfunctional adjective