[ yoo-pep-shuh, -see-uh ]
/ yuˈpɛp ʃə, -si ə /
good digestion (opposed to dyspepsia).
GEE WHILLIKERS! WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Do you remember all the words from last week, September 21–27, 2020? Then this quiz should be butyraceous.
Question 1 of 7
What does “yare” mean?
Also eu·pep·sy [yoo-pep-see]. /ˈyu pɛp si/.
Origin of eupepsia
OTHER WORDS FROM eupepsiaeu·pep·tic [yoo-pep-tik], /yuˈpɛp tɪk/, adjective
Words nearby eupepsia
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences from the Web for eupepsia
The patron saint of its Chief is St. Pancreas and his eupepsia is reflected in his subordinates.
British Dictionary definitions for eupepsia
/ (juːˈpɛpsɪə) /
physiol good digestion
Derived forms of eupepsiaeupeptic (juːˈpɛptɪk), adjective
Word Origin for eupepsia
C18: from New Latin, from Greek, from eu- + pepsis digestion, from peptein to digest
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Medical definitions for eupepsia
[ yōō-pĕp′sē-ə, -shə ]
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.