Bulimia

Definition of Bulimia

Bu`lim´i`a   Pronunciation: bŭ`lĭm´ĭ`å
n.1.(Med.) A disease in which there is a perpetual and insatiable appetite for food; a diseased and voracious appetite.
2.a disordered eating habit characterized by occasional episodes of excessive eating, followed by self-induced vomiting or abuse of laxatives, to avoid gaining weight; it is often accompanied by feelings of guilt; - called also bulimia nervosa and binge-purge syndrome. It is observed mainly in young women of normal weight.

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binge-eating syndrome, eating disorder
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