Anorectic: 1. Pertaining to anorexia, lack of appetite.
2. A drug or other agent that causes anorexia and so diminishes the appetite.
3. A person suffering from anorexia.
An eating disorder characterized by markedly reduced appetite or total aversion to food. Anorexia is a serious psychological disorder. It is a condition that goes well beyond out-of-control dieting. The person with anorexia, most often a girl or young woman, initially begins dieting to lose weight. Over time, the weight loss becomes a sign of […]
- Anorexia nervosa
Anorexic: 1. Pertaining to anorexia, lack of appetite. 2. A drug or other agent that causes anorexia and so diminishes the appetite.
Anorexigenic: Causing anorexia (loss of appetite) as, for example, an anorexigenic drug.
Anorgasmia: Failure to achieve orgasm (climax) during sexual intercourse. Anorgasmia has many causes, including stress, anxiety, depression, fatigue, worry, guilt, fear of painful intercourse, fear of pregnancy, the undesirability of a partner, the undesirability of a setting, and the use of alcohol or prescription or illicit drugs.