hyperphagia

hyperphagia

[hahy-per-fey-jee-uh, -juh]
noun Pathology, Psychiatry.

Origin:
1940–45; hyper- + -phagia

hyperphagic [hahy-per-faj-ik, -fey-jik] , adjective
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hyperphagia (ˌhaɪpəˈfeɪdʒɪə)
 
n
psychol compulsive overeating over a prolonged period

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