hyperorexia

/ (ˌhaɪpərɒˈrɛksɪə) /

noun

compulsive overeating

Word Origin for hyperorexia

C20: from hyper- + Greek orexis appetite
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Medicine definitions for hyperorexia

hyperorexia

[ hī′pə-rō-rĕksē-ə ]

n.

bulimia
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