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Word: dyspeptic

Definition: suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food


Sentences Containing 'dyspeptic'

Other differential diagnoses include metabolic disorders (such as GM2 gangliosidosis, phenylketonuria, hypothyroidism, Leigh disease) primarily dystonic juvenile parkinsonism, autosomal recessive early onset parkinsonism with diurnal fluctuation, early onset idiopathic parkinsonism, focal dystonias, dystonia musculorum deformans and dyspeptic dystonia with hiatal hernia.
So soon as I hear that such or such a man gives himself out for a philosopher, I conclude that, like the dyspeptic old woman, he must have "broken his digester."
This is the reason why most dyspeptic religionists cherish such melancholy notions about their hereafters.

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