eating disorder

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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

Examples from the Web for eating disorder

Contemporary Examples of eating disorder

  • Still, many dieticians and eating-disorder specialists hesitate to recommend a vegan diet as a path to recovery.

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    When Veganism Is an Eating Disorder

    Danielle Friedman

    July 22, 2010


eating disorder in Medicine

eating disorder

tĭng]
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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