[ yoo-pep-shuh, -see-uh ]
/ yuˈpɛp ʃə, -si ə /
good digestion (opposed to dyspepsia).
Also eu·pep·sy [yoo-pep-see] /ˈyu pɛp si/.
Origin of eupepsia
Related formseu·pep·tic [yoo-pep-tik] /yuˈpɛp tɪk/, adjective
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Examples 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 Formseupeptic (juːˈpɛptɪk), adjective
Word Origin for eupepsia
C18: from New Latin, from Greek, from eu- + pepsis digestion, from peptein to digest
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Medicine definitions for eupepsia
[ yōō-pĕp′sē-ə, -shə ]
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