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dyspepsy


dyspepsy


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dyspepsia  \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.