Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
1876; see anorexia + -ic. The immediate source or model is perhaps French anorexique. As a noun meaning "person with anorexia nervosa" it is attested from 1913.
anorexic an·o·rex·ic (ān'ə-rěk'sĭk)adj. Relating to or suffering from anorexia nervosa.