a syndrome in which the symptoms of both bulimia and anorexia nervosa are present, characterized by distorted body image, excessive weight loss, and use of forced vomiting to compensate for periods of binge eating.
Also called hyperphagia. Pathology. abnormally voracious appetite or unnaturally constant hunger. Also called binge-purge syndrome, bulimia nervosa [nur-voh-suh] /nɜrˈvoʊ sə/ (Show IPA). Psychiatry. a habitual disturbance in eating behavior mostly affecting young women of normal weight, characterized by frequent episodes of grossly excessive food intake followed by self-induced vomiting to avert weight gain. Compare anorexia […]
pertaining to, resembling, or affected by bulimia. a person suffering from bulimia. noun adj.
pertaining to, resembling, or affected by bulimia. a person suffering from bulimia. Contemporary Examples Katie Couric on Kate Middleton: She’s Getting Too Thin Tom Sykes September 3, 2012 Historical Examples After the Rain Sam Vaknin adj.