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bulimarexia

[ byoo-lim-uh-rek-see-uh, -lee-muh-, boo-, buh- ]
/ byuˌlɪm əˈrɛk si ə, -ˌli mə-, bu-, bə- /
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noun Psychiatry.
a syndrome in which the symptoms of both bulimia and anorexia nervosa are present, characterized by distorted body image, excessive weight loss, and use of forced vomiting to compensate for periods of binge eating.
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Origin of bulimarexia

1975–80; bulim(ia) + (an)orexia, with -o- respelled as -a-

OTHER WORDS FROM bulimarexia

bu·lim·a·rex·ic, adjective, noun

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