apepsia


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apepsia

(ā″pep′sē-ă) [ ¹an- + Gr. pepsis, digestion +-ia]
Cessation of digestion.
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(15) Gull first referred to a condition called "apepsia hysterica" in his 1868 address to the British Medical Association.
(8.) Gull WW: Anorexia nervosa (apepsia hysterica, anorexia hysterica).