bu·​lim·​a·​rex·​ia bü-ˌlim-ə-ˈrek-sē-ə How to pronounce bulimarexia (audio) byü- How to pronounce bulimarexia (audio)
: bulimia sense 2
… an increasingly common phenomenon known as bulimia or bulimarexia, an out-of-control cycle of binge-eating followed by purges to get rid of the thousands of calories that may have been consumed in just half an hour.Jane E. Brody, The New York Times
: an eating disorder in which symptoms of both bulimia and anorexia nervosa are present
… a woman with bulimarexia, the eating disorder that combines anorexia (self-starvation) with bulimia (the binge-purge syndrome).Fred Bernstein, People Weekly
bulimarexic noun or adjective

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“Bulimarexia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bulimarexia. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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