dyspepsia


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dys·pep·sia

 (dĭs-pĕp′shə, -sē-ə)
n.
Disturbed digestion; indigestion.

[Latin, from Greek duspepsiā : dus-, dys- + -pepsiā, digestion; see pekw- in Indo-European roots.]

dyspepsia

(dɪsˈpɛpsɪə) or

dyspepsy

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

dys•pep•sia

(dɪsˈpɛp ʃə, -si ə)

also dys•pep′sy,



n.
deranged or impaired digestion; indigestion (opposed to eupepsia).
[1650–60; < Latin < Greek dyspepsía <dys- dys- + péps(is) digestion (see peptic)]

dyspepsia

an impairment of the ability to digest food, usually a discomfort aftermeals. — dyspeptic, n., adj.dyspeptical, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dyspepsia - a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nauseadyspepsia - a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
bellyache, gastralgia, stomach ache, stomachache - an ache localized in the stomach or abdominal region
Translations
تُخْمَه، عُسْر هَضْم
dyspepsie
fordøjelsesbesvær
nevirškinimasvirškinimo sutrikimas
dispepsija, gremošanas traucejumi
dyspepsia
sindirim güçlüğü

dyspepsia

[dɪsˈpepsɪə] Ndispepsia f

dyspepsia

[dɪsˈpɛpsiə] ndyspepsie f

dyspepsia

nDyspepsie f, → Verdauungsstörung f; nervous dyspepsianervöse Magenbeschwerden pl

dyspepsia

[dɪsˈpɛpsɪə] ndispepsia

dyspepsia

(disˈpepsiə) noun
indigestion; difficulty in digesting food.

dys·pep·si·a

n. dispepsia, indigestión caracterizada por irregularidades digestivas tales como eructos, náuseas, acidez, flatulencia y pérdida del apetito.

dyspepsia

n (form) dispepsia, indigestión f
References in classic literature ?
In truth, it turned out to be one of those problematical whales that seem to dry up and die with a sort of prodigious dyspepsia, or indigestion; leaving their defunct bodies almost entirely bankrupt of anything like oil.
He had one unfailing remedy for all the evils of this world, and he preached it to every one; no matter whether the person's trouble was failure in business, or dyspepsia, or a quarrelsome mother-in-law, a twinkle would come into his eyes and he would say, "You know what to do about it--vote the Socialist ticket
The fine young people despise life, but in me, and in such as with me are free from dyspepsia, and to whom a day is a sound and solid good, it is a great excess of politeness to look scornful and to cry for company.
He suffered from dyspepsia, and he might often be seen sucking a tablet of pepsin; in the morning his appetite was poor; but this affliction alone would hardly have impaired his spirits.
You'll find this about the best place for getting dyspepsia at the lowest cost in the Quarter.
He said they all produced dyspepsia, and ruined body and soul alike, and were the cause of half the crime in England.
The doctor said he died of dyspepsia, but I shall always maintain that he died of Atossa's tongue, that's what.
One cannot live on French cookery without dyspepsia, and one can get nothing simple here, for food, like everything else, is regulated by the fashion.
From this time for many years his life was a painful struggle, a struggle to earn his living, to make a place in the world, and to find himself in the midst of his spiritual doubts and the physical distress caused by lifelong dyspepsia and insomnia.
Being a microcosm himself, he discovers -- and it is a true discovery, and he is the man to make it -- that the world has been eating green apples; to his eyes, in fact, the globe itself is a great green apple, which there is danger awful to think of that the children of men will nibble before it is ripe; and straightway his drastic philanthropy seeks out the Esquimau and the Patagonian, and embraces the populous Indian and Chinese villages; and thus, by a few years of philanthropic activity, the powers in the meanwhile using him for their own ends, no doubt, he cures himself of his dyspepsia, the globe acquires a faint blush on one or both of its cheeks, as if it were beginning to be ripe, and life loses its crudity and is once more sweet and wholesome to live.
Bar said, there was a certain point of mental strain beyond which no man could go; that the point varied with various textures of brain and peculiarities of constitution, as he had had occasion to notice in several of his learned brothers; but the point of endurance passed by a line's breadth, depression and dyspepsia ensued.
All work and no play, Mr Headstone, will not make dulness, in your case, I dare say; but it will make dyspepsia, if you don't take care.