atonic dyspepsia

a·ton·ic dys·pep·si·a

dyspepsia with impaired tone in the muscular walls of the stomach.
Synonym(s): functional dyspepsia (1)

atonic dyspepsia

A condition characterised by a loss of tone in the digestive organs, with little or no appetite, often a loathing of food, and even sometimes nausea. After eating there is a sense of distension or of oppression in the stomach—sometimes with eructations, heartburn and other symptoms of labourious digestion—accompanied by a feeling of general uneasiness or listlessness, and a disposition to chilliness. This term is not commonly used in the working medical parlance.
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