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eating disorder

noun
1.
any of various disorders, as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, characterized by severe disturbances in eating habits.
Origin
1990-1995
1990-95
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eating dis-order in Medicine

eating disorder n.
A potentially life-threatening neurotic condition, such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, usually seen in young women.

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eating disorder
  (ē'tĭng)   
Any of several patterns of severely disturbed eating behavior, especially anorexia nervosa and bulimia, seen mainly in female teenagers and young women.
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