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any of various disorders, as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, characterized by severe disturbances in eating habits.

eating disorder n.
A potentially life-threatening neurotic condition, such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, usually seen in young women.
eating disorder
Any of several patterns of severely disturbed eating behavior, especially anorexia nervosa and bulimia, seen mainly in female teenagers and young women.


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