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1. dyspepsia

noun. a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea.

Synonyms

  • stomach ache
  • symptom
  • bellyache
  • gastralgia
  • indigestion
  • stomachache
  • stomach upset

Antonyms

  • hyponatremia
  • hyperglycemia
  • hypoglycemia
  • hypercalcemia

Etymology

  • -ia (English)
  • dys- (English)
  • pepsin (English)

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Example sentences of the word dyspepsia


1. Noun, singular or mass
Some people experience all the symptoms of an ulcer without any ulcers being present; this condition is known as functional dyspepsia.

2. Verb, past participle
If you have dyspepsia, it's time to see your doctor.

3. Adjective
Following a dyspepsia diet may reduce the risk of developing an ulcer in the first place and speed recovery if you already have one.

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