noun. a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea.
- stomach ache
- stomach upset
- -ia (English)
- dys- (English)
- pepsin (English)
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.
Following a dyspepsia diet may reduce the risk of developing an ulcer in the first place and speed recovery if you already have one.