Type: Term Pronunciation: an′ō-rek′sē-ă Definitions: 1. Diminished appetite; aversion to food.
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- a prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite
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Loss of appetite.
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An abnormal loss of the appetite for food. Anorexia can be caused by cancer, AIDS, a mental disorder (i.e., anorexia nervosa), or other diseases
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Having little or no appetite for food.
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Loss of appetite.
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Our Anorexia Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Anorexia Anorexia: An eating disorder characterized by markedly reduced appetite or total aversion to food. Anorexia is a serious psychological disorder. It is a condition that goes well beyond out-of-control dieting. The person with anorexia, most often a gir
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Loss or lack of appetite for food caused by such things as feelings of sickness (nausea), unpleasant smells or unattractive surroundings.
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<symptom> The uncontrolled lack or loss of the appetite for food. ... (14 May 1997) ...
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a prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite
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(an″o-rek´se-ә) lack or loss of appetite; appetite is psychological, dependent on memory and associations, as compared with hunger, which is physiologically aroused by the body's need for food. Anorexia can be brought about by subjectively unpleasant food, surroundings, or company, or emotional states such a...
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• (n.) Alt. of Anorexy
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persistent lack of appetite not caused by repletion. It may spring from psychoneurotic causes, as in anorexia nervosa (q.v.), a lack of appetite, ...
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(Gr. 'want of appetite') lack or loss of the appetite for food.
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anorexia 1. A lack or loss of appetite for food. 2. No appetite; also, a shortened term for anorexia nervosa.
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Anorexia (deriving from the Greek "α(ν)-" (a(n)-, a prefix that denotes absence) + "όρεξη" (orexe) = appetite) is the decreased sensation of appetite. While the term in non-scientific publications is often used interchangeably with anorexia nervosa, many possible causes exist for a decreased appetite, some of which may be h
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An eating disorder that is characterized by low body weight, a distorted body image, and an intense fear of gaining weight. The individual usually does not eat and their body goes into starvation mode. Anorexia during pregnancy is very dangerous and can lead to miscarriage, stillbirth, low birth weight and a variety of other complications. Bro...
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Lack of desire to eat, or refusal to eat, especially the pathological condition of anorexia nervosa, most often found in adolescent girls and young women. Compulsive eating, or bulimia, distortions of body image, and depression often accompany anorexia. The causes of anorexia nervosa are not known. It is characterized by severe self-imposed res...
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Loss of appetite; inappetence.
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Poor appetite .
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Lack or loss of appetite for food due to any cause. Sensitive cats may lose their appetite when first re-homed, or due to any emotional upset. Loss of appetite can also be one of the first signs of illness.
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An abnormal loss of the appetite for food. Anorexia can be caused by cancer, AIDS, a mental disorder (i.e., anorexia nervosa), or other diseases.
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Anorexia is an album by the band Showbread. It was released on May 13, 2008 simultaneously with its companion album Nervosa . Anorexia is the first of a two-CD collection entitled Anorexia Nervosa, which is an accompaniment to the short story Anorexia Nervosa which comes pacakged with the records. The album acts as a soundtrack to a
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Eating Disorder that leads to a potentially fatal low body weight.
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loss of appetite for food.
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