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bulimarexia

bu·lim·a·rex·i·a

bulimarexia

 
pronunciation:
b li m rek si
part of speech: noun
definition: an eating disorder, esp. found in young women, that is marked by the eating of large amounts of food followed by purging, usu. by self-induced vomiting or by taking laxatives, to avoid weight gain. (Cf. anorexia.)
derivations: bulimarexic (adj.), bulimarexic (n.)