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    dyspeptic

    dyspeptic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dyspeptic

    Definition
    (noun) a person suffering from indigestion Definition
    (adj) suffering from dyspepsia Definition
    (adj) irritable as if suffering from indigestion
    Synonyms : atrabilious , bilious , liverish
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dys (means not functioning properly) + peptic.. pepsin..is an ENZYME...WHICH BREAKS DOWN THE FOOD PARTICLES AND HELPS IN DIGESTION,...SO if this enzyme stops functioning..then the problem of INDIGESTION occures.

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sounds like THIS PEPSI...I wont drink this pepsi because it may create indigestion to me.

Note that many of the words with roots from body organs mean irritable. Examples: splenetic, spleen, bilious, dyspeptic, livery, and liverish.

dyspeptic = dys + peptic; dys ( means not) + peptic ( pepsin enzyme to help indigestion.

dy( dye= color filling) peptic= pepsi, U drank that dye pepsi, as a result u are suffering from indigestion.

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