a disorder characterized by a morbid obsession with eating healthy foods only
an obsession with eating only ‘healthy’ food; also called orthorexia nervosa
The yoga instructor seems to be suffering from orthorexia.
[awr-thuh-rom-bik] /ˌɔr θəˈrɒm bɪk/ adjective, Crystallography. 1. noting or pertaining to a system of crystallization characterized by three unequal axes intersecting at right angles; ; trimetric. /ˌɔːθəʊˈrɒmbɪk/ adjective 1. (crystallog) relating to the crystal system characterized by three mutually perpendicular unequal axes Also rhombic, trimetric orthorhombic (ôr’thō-rŏm’bĭk) Relating to a crystal having three axes of […]
[awr-thuh-skop-ik] /ˌɔr θəˈskɒp ɪk/ adjective, Ophthalmology. 1. pertaining to, characterized by, or produced by normal vision. /ˌɔːθəʊˈskɒpɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or produced by normal vision 2. yielding an undistorted image orthoscopic or·tho·scop·ic (ôr’thə-skŏp’ĭk) adj.
[awr-thuh-skohp] /ˈɔr θəˌskoʊp/ noun, Ophthalmology. 1. (formerly) an instrument for examining the internal structures of the eye through a layer of water that neutralizes the refraction of the cornea. /ˈɔːθəʊˌskəʊp/ noun 1. (med, obsolete) a 19th-century instrument for viewing the fundus of the eye through a layer of water, which eliminates distortion caused by the […]
orthoscopy or·thos·co·py (ôr-thŏs’kə-pē) n. Examination of the eye with an orthoscope.