Dyspepsia



[dis-pep-shuh, -see-uh] /dɪsˈpɛp ʃə, -si ə/

noun
1.
deranged or impaired digestion; indigestion (opposed to ).
/dɪsˈpɛpsɪə/
noun
1.
indigestion or upset stomach
n.

1706, from Late Latin dyspepsia or a back-formation from dyspeptic (q.v.). Its opposite is eupepsia.

dyspepsia dys·pep·sia (dĭs-pěp’shə, -sē-ə)
n.
Disturbed digestion; indigestion.
dyspepsia
(dĭs-pěp’shə, -sē-ə)
Difficulty in digesting food; indigestion.

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