hyperorexia


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hyperorexia

(ˌhaɪpərɒˈrɛksɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) compulsive overeating
[C20: from hyper- + Greek orexis appetite]
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hyperorexia

an abnormal craving for food; a voracious and insatiable appetite. Cf. bulimia.
See also: Food and Nutrition
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Translations

hy·per·o·rex·i·a

n. hiperorexia, apetito excesivo.
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The Health and Welfare Ministry has decided to set up medical centers across Japan to treat eating disorders such as anorexia and hyperorexia and to set up a network among the centers within three years, ministry officials said Monday.