eupepsia

[ yoo-pep-shuh, -see-uh ]
/ yuˈpɛp ʃə, -si ə /

noun

good digestion (opposed to dyspepsia).
Also eu·pep·sy [yoo-pep-see] /ˈyu pɛp si/.

Origin of eupepsia

1700–10; < New Latin < Greek eupepsía good digestion, equivalent to eu- eu- + péps(is) digestion + -ia -ia
Related formseu·pep·tic [yoo-pep-tik] /yuˈpɛp tɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for eupepsia

eupepsia

eupepsy (juːˈpɛpsɪ)

/ (juːˈpɛpsɪə) /

noun

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

eupepsia

[ yōō-pĕpsē-ə, -shə ]

n.

Good digestion.
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