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dyspepsia

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noun dys·pep·sia \dis-ˈpep-shə, -sē-ə\

Simple Definition of dyspepsia

  • medical : pain in the area of your stomach caused by a difficulty in digesting food

Full Definition of dyspepsia

  1. 1 :  indigestion

  2. 2 :  ill humor :  disgruntlement

dys·pep·tic play \-ˈpep-tik\ adjective or noun
dys·pep·ti·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of dyspepsia

  1. He is suffering from dyspepsia.



Origin of dyspepsia

Latin, from Greek, from dys- + pepsis digestion, from peptein, pessein to cook, digest — more at cook


First Known Use: circa 1706


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