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eupepsia

[ yoo-pep-shuh, -see-uh ]
/ yuˈpɛp ʃə, -si ə /
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noun
good digestion (opposed to dyspepsia).
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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

OTHER WORDS FROM eupepsia

eu·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 forms of eupepsia

eupeptic (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

eupepsia
[ yōō-pĕpsē-ə, -shə ]

n.
Good digestion.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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