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bu·li·mi·a

 (bo͝o-lē′mē-ə, -lĭm′ē-ə, bo͞o-, byo͞o-)
n.
1. An eating disorder characterized by episodic binge eating followed by feelings of shame, depression, and self-condemnation. It occurs chiefly in young women of normal and near-normal weight and is often associated with measures taken to prevent weight gain, such as self-induced vomiting, fasting, or using laxatives. Also called bulimarexia, bulimia nervosa.
2. Excessive or insatiable appetite.

[New Latin būlīmia, from Greek boulīmiā : bous, ox; see gwou- in Indo-European roots + līmos, hunger.]

bu·li′mic adj. & n.
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bulimia

(bjuːˈlɪmɪə)
n
1. (Pathology) pathologically insatiable hunger, esp when caused by a brain lesion
2. (Psychiatry) Also called: bulimia nervosa a disorder characterized by compulsive overeating followed by vomiting: sometimes associated with anxiety about gaining weight
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek boulimia, from bous ox + limos hunger]
buˈlimic n, adj
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bu•lim•i•a

(byuˈlɪm i ə, -ˈli mi ə, bu-)

n.
1. Also called bulim′ia ner•vo′sa (nɜrˈvoʊ sə) a habitual disturbance in eating behavior characterized by bouts of excessive eating followed by self-induced vomiting, purging with laxatives, strenuous exercise, or fasting.
2. Also called hyperphagia. abnormally voracious appetite or unnaturally constant hunger.
[1590–1600; earlier b(o)ulimy < Greek boulīmía extreme hunger]
bu•lim′ic, adj., n.
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bu·li·mi·a

(bo͞o-lē′mē-ə)
An eating disorder in which episodes of binge eating are followed by fasting, self-induced vomiting, or other measures to prevent weight gain. It is most common among young women of normal or nearly normal weight.
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bulimia, boulimia

a raging hunger or voracious appetite. — bulimic, boulimic, bulimiac, boulimiac, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
a raging hunger or voracious appetite. Cf. hyperorexia. — bulimic, boulimic, bulimiac, boulimiac, adj.
See also: Food and Nutrition
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bulimia - a disorder of eating seen among young women who go on eating binges and then feel guilt and depression and self-condemnation
eating disorder - a disorder of the normal eating routine
2.bulimia - pathologically insatiable hunger (especially when caused by brain lesions)
hunger, hungriness - a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
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Translations
الشَرَه الَمرَصِيّضَوْر ، سُعار
bulimie
bulimi
bulimia
bulimija
bulimia
過食症
과식증
bulimija
bulimija
bulímia
bulimi
bulimiadoymazlık
chứng cuồng ăn vô độ

bulimia

[bjuːˈlɪmɪə] Nbulimia f
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bulimia

[buːˈlɪmiə] nboulimie f
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bulimia

nBulimie f
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bulimia

[bəˈlɪmɪə] nbulimia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

bulimia

(bjuːglimiə) noun
an eating disorder in which a person eats excessive amounts of food and then vomits in order not to gain weight.
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bulimia

الشَرَه الَمرَصِيّ bulimie bulimi Bulimie βουλιμία bulimia bulimia boulimie bulimija bulimia 過食症 과식증 boulimie bulimi bulimia bulimia булимия bulimi โรคผิดปรกติทางอารมณ์ที่กินมากไปแล้วอาเจียนออก bulimia chứng cuồng ăn vô độ 暴食症
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bulimia

n bulimia
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* Adrienne Kistner, Cincinnati, "Best Lips," who helps raise awareness of dangerous eating disorders by forming local support groups, delivering lectures at various high schools and holding one-on-one counseling sessions with women suffering from such conditions as anorexia and bulemia.
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