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eupepsia

[yoo-pep-shuh, -see-uh] /yuˈpɛp ʃə, -si ə/
noun
1.
good digestion (opposed to dyspepsia).
Also, eupepsy
[yoo-pep-see] /ˈyu pɛp si/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; < Neo-Latin < Greek eupepsía good digestion, equivalent to eu- eu- + péps(is) digestion + -ia -ia
Related forms
eupeptic
[yoo-pep-tik] /yuˈpɛp tɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for eupepsia

eupepsia

/juːˈpɛpsɪə/
noun
1.
(physiol) good digestion
Derived Forms
eupeptic (juːˈpɛptɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin, from Greek, from eu- + pepsis digestion, from peptein to digest
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eupepsia in Medicine

eupepsia eu·pep·si·a (yōō-pěp'sē-ə, -shə)
n.
Good digestion.

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