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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bulimic - a person suffering from bulimia
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
Adj.1.bulimic - suffering from bulimia
Translations

bulimic

[bjuːˈlɪmɪk]
A. ADJbulímico
B. Nbulímico/a m/f

bulimic

[buːˈlɪmɪk]
adj [person, patient] → boulimique
nboulimique mf

bulimic

adjbulimisch
nBulimiker(in) m(f)

bulimic

adj bulímico
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