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dyspepsia

Line breaks: dys|pep¦sia
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈpɛpsɪə
 
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Definition of dyspepsia in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Indigestion.
Example sentences
  • A 51 year old woman was referred by her general practitioner with longstanding dyspepsia and reflux worsened by alcohol and bread.
  • We recorded consultations with the general practitioner for dyspepsia after scrutiny of the participants' primary care notes.
  • This article discusses the current management of Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with dyspepsia with or without endoscopic abnormalities.

Origin

early 18th century: via Latin from Greek duspepsia, from duspeptos 'difficult to digest'.

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  • This came via Latin from Greek duspepsia, from duspeptos ‘difficult to digest’.

Words that rhyme with dyspepsia

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