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eating disorder

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noun
  1. any of various disorders, as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, characterized by severe disturbances in eating habits.
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Origin of eating disorder

First recorded in 1990–95
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Related Words for eating disorder

bingeing, bulimarexia, bulimia, pica, purging

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eating disorder in Medicine

eating disorder

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n.
  1. Any of several patterns of severely disturbed eating behavior, especially anorexia nervosa and bulimia, seen mainly in female teenagers and young women.
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eating disorder in Science

eating disorder

tĭng]
  1. Any of several patterns of severely disturbed eating behavior, especially anorexia nervosa and bulimia, seen mainly in female teenagers and young women.
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