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hyperphagia

[hahy-per-fey-jee-uh, -juh]
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noun Pathology, Psychiatry.
  1. bulimia.

Origin of hyperphagia

First recorded in 1940–45; hyper- + -phagia
Related formshy·per·phag·ic [hahy-per-faj-ik, -fey-jik] /ˌhaɪ pərˈfædʒ ɪk, -ˈfeɪ dʒɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperphagia

hyperphagia

noun
  1. psychol compulsive overeating over a prolonged period
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