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(dis-pep′shă, sē-ă )
[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