bulimia 1. A condition in which bouts of overeating are followed by undereating, use of laxatives, or self-induced vomiting. It is associated with depression and anxiety about putting on weight. 2. An eating disorder, common especially among young women of normal or nearly normal weight, that is ch...
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bulimorexia, bulimia, boulimia 1. A ravenous or insatiable appetite for food. 2. An eating disorder marked by rapid consumption of large amounts of food, often of minimal nutritional value, in a short period of time. Such eating, or binge eating, is typically episodic and recurrent, accompanied by...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: bū-lēm′ē-ă Synonyms: bulimia nervosa
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A type of eating disorder in which the individual consumes large amounts of food in short periods of time and self-induces vomiting or diarrhea to control weight gain. This is a common eating disorder among mainly young females. The individual often has feelings of guilt, depression, and self-condem...
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bulimia: see eating disorders.
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Bulimia is a disorder in which the patient has a morbidly voracious appetite. It is certainly not a new disorder, for it was known of in 1906.
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Eating disorder in which large amounts of food are consumed in a short time (`binge`), usually followed by depression and self-criticism. The term is often used for bulimia nervosa, an emotional disorder in which eating is followed by deliberate vomiting and purging. This may be a chronic stage in a...
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An eating disorder characterized by voracious eating followed by forced vomiting. The resulting weight loss and malnutrition may cause anovulation.
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Symptoms of bulimia may include chaotic eating, bingeing, vomiting and abuse of laxatives
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Eating disorder characterized by binge eating, sometimes followed by vomiting or purging.
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1) Binge-eating syndrome 2) Eating disorder
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