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 ?
"Do you ever suffer from dyspepsia, Colly wobbles?" (They called me Colly wobbles, but it was not my real name.)
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.
The doctor said he died of dyspepsia, but I shall always maintain that he died of Atossa's tongue, that's what.
I then asked Queequeg whether he himself was ever troubled with dyspepsia; expressing the idea very plainly, so that he could take it in.
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.
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.
A person who escapes the evils of moderation by committing dyspepsia.
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.
'Ecrasez l'infame!'" 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!"
There was plausible ground for each of these conjectures; but it must not be concealed that more than one elderly gentleman, the victim of good cheer and slothful habits, magisterially pronounced the secret of the whole matter to be Dyspepsia!
But just now I've got dyspepsia. Most of what you was sayin' I can't digest.