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Meaning of DYSPEPSIA

Pronunciation:  dis'pepshu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea
 

DYSPEPSIA is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: indigestion, stomach upset, upset stomach
 
 See Also: bellyache, gastralgia, stomach ache, stomachache, symptom

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dys*pep"si*a\, Dyspepsy \Dys*pep"sy\ (?; 277), [L.
dyspepsia, Gr. ?, fr. ? hard to digest; ? ill, hard + ? to
cook, digest; akin to E. cook: cf. F. dyspepsie. See {Dys-},
and 3d Cook.] (Med.)
A kind of indigestion; a state of the stomach in which its
functions are disturbed, without the presence of other
diseases, or, if others are present, they are of minor
importance. Its symptoms are loss of appetite, nausea,
heartburn, acrid or fetid eructations, a sense of weight or
fullness in the stomach, etc. --Dunglison.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: indigestion.
 
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