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anorexia

an·o·rex·i·a

anorexia

 
pronunciation:
ae n rek si
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: a psychological disorder marked by the inability to eat or the persistent refusal of food; anorexia nervosa. (Cf. bulimarexia.)
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derivations: anorectic (adj.), anorexic (adj.)
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