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indigestion

noun in·di·ges·tion \-ˈjes-chən, -ˈjesh-\

: an unpleasant feeling (such as pain or a burning sensation) in your stomach or chest that is caused by difficulty in digesting food

Full Definition of INDIGESTION

1
:  inability to digest or difficulty in digesting something
2
:  a case or attack of indigestion marked especially by a burning sensation or discomfort in the upper abdomen
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Examples of INDIGESTION

  1. The patient complained of indigestion and nausea.
  2. I like spicy foods but they always give me indigestion.

First Known Use of INDIGESTION

14th century
INDIGESTION Defined for Kids

indigestion

noun in·di·ges·tion \ˌin-dī-ˈjes-chən, -də-\

Definition of INDIGESTION for Kids

:  discomfort caused by slow or painful digestion
Medical Dictionary

indigestion

noun in·di·ges·tion \-jes(h)-chən\

Medical Definition of INDIGESTION

1
:  inability to digest or difficulty in digesting food :  incomplete or imperfect digestion of food
2
:  a case or attack of indigestion marked especially by pain, discomfort, or a burning sensation in the upper abdomen often accompanied by abdominal bloating, nausea, belching, flatulence, or uncomfortable fullness

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