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an·o·rex·i·a

 (ăn′ə-rĕk′sē-ə)
n.
1. Loss of appetite, especially as a result of disease.
2. Anorexia nervosa.

[Greek anorexiā : an-, without; see a-1 + orexis, appetite (from oregein, to reach out for; see reg- in Indo-European roots).]

anorexia

(ˌænɒˈrɛksɪə)
n
1. (Medicine) loss of appetite
2. (Medicine) Also called: anorexia nervosa a disorder characterized by fear of becoming fat and refusal of food, leading to debility and even death
[C17: via New Latin from Greek, from an- + orexis appetite]
ˌanoˈrectic, ˌanoˈrexic adj, n

an•o•rex•i•a

(ˌæn əˈrɛk si ə)

n.
1. loss of appetite and inability to eat.
[1590–1600; < New Latin < Greek, =an- an-1 + órex(is) longing (orég(ein) to reach after, yearn for + -sis -sis) + -ia -ia]

anorexia

a complete lack of appetite. — anorectic, anorexic, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
lack of appetite, usually because of psychological reasons.
See also: Food and Nutrition
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anorexia - a prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetiteanorexia - a prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite
eating disorder - a disorder of the normal eating routine
anorexia nervosa - (psychiatry) a psychological disorder characterized by somatic delusions that you are too fat despite being emaciated
Translations
فقدان الشَّهِيةقِلَّة الشَّهِيَّة للطَّعام
anorexie
anoreksi
anoreksia
anoreksija
anorexia
拒食症
식욕 부진증
anoreksijasergantis anoreksija
anorexia
anorexi
โรคกลัวอ้วน
anoreksiyemeğe karşı iştahsızlık
chứng biếng ăn

anorexia

[ˌænəˈreksɪə]
A. N (Med) → anorexia f
B. CPD anorexia nervosa Nanorexia f nerviosa

anorexia

[ˌænəˈrɛksiə] n (also anorexia nervosa) → anorexie f
to have anorexia → faire de l'anorexie
to suffer from anorexia → souffrir d'anorexie

anorexia (nervosa)

nMagersucht f, → Anorexie f (spec)

anorexia

[ænəˈrɛksɪə] anorexia nervosa [ænəˈrɛksɪə nɜːˈvəʊsə] nanoressia

anorexia

(ˌanəˈreksiə) noun
(also anorexia nervosa (-neː(r)ˈvousə) ) an abnormal fear of being fat that makes people, especially girls and young women, starve themselves. She suffers from anorexia and refuses to eat.
ˌanoˈrexic, ˌanoˈrectic adjective, noun
suffering from anorexia nervosa; a person who suffers from anorexia. Anorexics can endanger their lives; She looks so thin because she is anorectic.

anorexia

فقدان الشَّهِية anorexie anoreksi Magersucht ανορεξία anorexia anoreksia anorexie anoreksija anoressia 拒食症 식욕 부진증 anorexia nervosa anoreksi anoreksja anorexia анорексия anorexi โรคกลัวอ้วน anoreksi chứng biếng ăn 厌食

an·o·rex·i·a

n. anorexia, trastorno causado por falta de apetito;
___ nervosa___ nerviosa, aversión histérica a la comida.

anorexia

n anorexia; — nervosa anorexia nerviosa
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