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[dys- + Gr. pepsis, digestion + -ia]
Upper abdominal discomfort, often chronic or persistent; indigestion. It is sometimes related to the ingestion of food and may be a side effect of many medications. It may include such symptoms as fullness, eructation, bloating, nausea, loss of appetite, or upper abdominal pain.
SYN: SEE: indigestion
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Dyspepsia." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762329/all/dyspepsia.
Dyspepsia. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762329/all/dyspepsia. Accessed June 4, 2023.
Dyspepsia. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762329/all/dyspepsia
Dyspepsia [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 04]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/762329/all/dyspepsia.
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