dyspepsia

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Etymology[edit]

From dys- +‎ pepsin +‎ -ia

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dyspepsia ‎(plural dyspepsias)

  1. (pathology) A generic term for mild disorders of digestion, characterised by stomach pain, discomfort, heartburn and nausea, often following a meal.
    • He divides dyspepsias into accidental, temporary (indigestions) and habitual.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter XII:
      I've never hunted myself, but I understand that half the battle is being able to make noises like some jungle animal with dyspepsia, and I believe that Aunt Dahlia in her prime could lift fellow-members of the Quorn and Pytchley out of their saddles with a single yip, though separated from them by two ploughed fields and a spinney.

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Noun[edit]

dyspepsia

  1. (pathology) dyspepsia

Declension[edit]

Inflection of dyspepsia (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative dyspepsia dyspepsiat
genitive dyspepsian dyspepsioiden
dyspepsioitten
partitive dyspepsiaa dyspepsioita
illative dyspepsiaan dyspepsioihin
singular plural
nominative dyspepsia dyspepsiat
accusative nom.? dyspepsia dyspepsiat
gen. dyspepsian
genitive dyspepsian dyspepsioiden
dyspepsioitten
dyspepsiainrare
partitive dyspepsiaa dyspepsioita
inessive dyspepsiassa dyspepsioissa
elative dyspepsiasta dyspepsioista
illative dyspepsiaan dyspepsioihin
adessive dyspepsialla dyspepsioilla
ablative dyspepsialta dyspepsioilta
allative dyspepsialle dyspepsioille
essive dyspepsiana dyspepsioina
translative dyspepsiaksi dyspepsioiksi
instructive dyspepsioin
abessive dyspepsiatta dyspepsioitta
comitative dyspepsioineen

Usage notes[edit]

This term is mainly used by medical profession. In common language dyspepsia is usually called ruoansulatushäiriö or ruoansulatusvaivat