bulimarexia

noun
bu·​lim·​a·​rex·​ia | \ bü-ˌlim-ə-ˈrek-sē-ə How to pronounce bulimarexia (audio) , byü- How to pronounce bulimarexia (audio) , -ˌlē-mə- \

Medical Definition of bulimarexia

1 : 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
2 : 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

Other Words from bulimarexia

bulimarexic \ -​sik How to pronounce bulimarexia (audio) \ noun or adjective

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“Bulimarexia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bulimarexia. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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