[ yoo-pep-shuh, -see-uh ]
/ yuˈpɛp ʃə, -si ə /
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good digestion (opposed to dyspepsia).
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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
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How to use eupepsia in a sentence
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
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Medical definitions for eupepsia
[ yōō-pĕp′sē-ə, -shə ]
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