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bigorexia

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noun big·orex·ia \ˌbi-gə-ˈrek-sē-ə, -shə\

Medical Definition of bigorexia

  1. :  muscle dysmorphia Most American men would do well to exercise more and improve their diets, but a small number … suffer from a condition psychiatrists call bigorexia, or muscle dysmorphia, in which they feel crippling shame and embarrassment about their perceived smallness.—Rebecca Keegan, The Los Angeles Times, 29 May 2011


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