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Meaning of INDIGESTION

Pronunciation:  `indi'jeschun

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

INDIGESTION is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`di*ges"tion\ (?; 106), n. [L. indigestio: cf. F.
indigestion. See {In-} not, and {Digest}.]
Lack of proper digestive action; a failure of the normal
changes which food should undergo in the alimentary canal;
dyspepsia; incomplete or difficult digestion.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Impaired digestion, commonly refers to abdominal pain following meals.
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming of indigestion, symbolizes unhealthy and gloomy surroundings. Maybe you have made a decision or there is a situation that you are involved in that is not sitting well with you.
 
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