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eating disorder

any of various disorders, as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, characterized by severe disturbances in eating habits.
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1990-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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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
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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