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Definition: bulimia nervosa
, n. [NL. bulimia, fr. Gr. boylimi`a, lit., ox-hunger;
boy^s ox + limo`s hunger: cf. F. boulimie.]
1. (Med.) A disease in which there is a perpetual and
insatiable appetite for food; a diseased and voracious
2. a disordered eating habit characterized by occasional
episodes of excessive eating, followed by self-induced
vomiting or abuse of laxatives, to avoid gaining weight;
it is often accompanied by feelings of guilt; -- called
also bulimia nervosa
and binge-purge syndrome
. It is
observed mainly in young women of normal weight.