Examples from the Web for anorexia
For someone with anorexia, self-starvation makes them feel better.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This leaves people with a history of anorexia and reduced bone density like me at high risk for fractures.
When you suffer from anorexia, you also suffer social isolation.
I told the audience about my own battle with anorexia, which began when I was 19.
To me it makes perfect, dangerous sense that intelligent, driven girls are prone to anorexia.
Purpura rheumatica commonly begins with malaise, anorexia, debility, sometimes with mild fever.
He suffered from drowsy headach, anorexia, cold and slightly œdematous limbs.An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis|Archibald Makellar
It is also useful in the flatulency of the aged, where it prevents the development of gas, and has a marked effect on anorexia.
Vomiting is not common except in those cases which follow upon an error of diet, but there is generally some nausea and anorexia.
Anorexia is generally present in typhus fever from the beginning of the attack, and may persist until its close.
British Dictionary definitions for anorexia
Word Origin for anorexia
Word Origin and History for anorexia
1590s, "lack of appetite," Modern Latin, from Greek anorexia, from an-, privative prefix, "without" (see an- (1)) + orexis "appetite, desire," from oregein "to desire, stretch out" (cognate with Latin regere "to keep straight, guide, rule;" see regal). In current use, often short for anorexia nervosa.
Medicine definitions for anorexia
Science definitions for anorexia
Culture definitions for anorexia
A short name for anorexia nervosa.