dyspepsy

dyspepsia

[dis-pep-shuh, -see-uh]
noun
deranged or impaired digestion; indigestion (opposed to eupepsia ).
Also, dyspepsy [dis-pep-see] .


Origin:
1650–60; < Latin < Greek dyspepsía, equivalent to dys- dys- + péps(is) digestion + -ia -ia

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dyspepsia or dyspepsy (dɪsˈpɛpsɪə, dɪsˈpɛpsɪ)
 
n
indigestion or upset stomach
 
[C18: from Latin, from Greek duspepsia, from dys- + pepsis digestion]
 
dyspepsy or dyspepsy
 
n
 
[C18: from Latin, from Greek duspepsia, from dys- + pepsis digestion]

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dyspepsia dys·pep·sia (dĭs-pěp'shə, -sē-ə)
n.
Disturbed digestion; indigestion.

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dyspepsia   (dĭs-pěp'shə, -sē-ə)  Pronunciation Key 
Difficulty in digesting food; indigestion.
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