[ hahy-per-fey-jee-uh, -juh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˈfeɪ dʒi ə, -dʒə /
noun Pathology, Psychiatry.
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OTHER WORDS FROM hyperphagiahy·per·phag·ic [hahy-per-faj-ik, -fey-jik], /ˌhaɪ pərˈfædʒ ɪk, -ˈfeɪ dʒɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperphagia
/ (ˌhaɪpəˈfeɪdʒɪə) /
psychol compulsive overeating over a prolonged period
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Medical definitions for hyperphagia
[ hī′pər-fā′jə ]
Abnormally increased appetite for and consumption of food, thought to be associated with a lesion or injury in the hypothalamus.
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