in digestion


[in-di-jes-chuhn, -dahy-]
uncomfortable inability or difficulty in digesting food; dyspepsia.
an instance or case of indigestion.

1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin indīgestiōn- (stem of indīgestiō). See in-2, digestion Unabridged
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indigestion (ˌɪndɪˈdʒɛstʃən)
Technical name: dyspepsia difficulty in digesting food, accompanied by abdominal pain, heartburn, and belching

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Word Origin & History

1450, from O.Fr. indigestion (13c.), from L.L. indigestionem, from in- "not" + digestionem (see digest (v.)).
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indigestion in·di·ges·tion (ĭn'dĭ-jěs'chən, -dī-)

  1. The inability to digest or a difficulty in properly digesting food in the alimentary tract.

  2. Abdominal discomfort or illness resulting from this inability or difficulty.

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indigestion   (ĭn'dĭ-jěs'chən)  Pronunciation Key 
See dyspepsia.
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