hyperorexia


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hyperorexia

 [hi″per-o-rek´se-ah]
excessive appetite.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bu·lim·i·a ner·vo·sa

a chronic morbid disorder involving repeated and secretive episodic bouts of eating characterized by uncontrolled rapid ingestion of large quantities of food over a short period of time (binge eating), followed by self-induced vomiting, use of laxatives or diuretics, fasting, or vigorous exercise to prevent weight gain; often accompanied by feelings of guilt, depression, or self-disgust.
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bu·lim·i·a ner·vo·sa

(bŭ-lē'mē-ă nĕr-vō'să)
Chronic morbid disorder involving repeated and secretive episodic bouts of eating characterized by uncontrolled rapid ingestion of large quantities of food over a short period of time, followed by self-induced vomiting and other means. Synonym(s): bulimia, hyperorexia
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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