[yoo-pep-shuh, -see-uh]
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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
Related formseu·pep·tic [yoo-pep-tik] /yuˈpɛp tɪk/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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eupepsy (juːˈpɛpsɪ)

  1. 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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eupepsia in Medicine


[yōō-pĕpsē-ə, -shə]
  1. Good digestion.
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