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hyperphagia

[hahy-per-fey-jee-uh, -juh] /ˌhaɪ pərˈfeɪ dʒi ə, -dʒə/
noun, Pathology, Psychiatry.
1.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; hyper- + -phagia
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hyperphagic
[hahy-per-faj-ik, -fey-jik] /ˌhaɪ pərˈfædʒ ɪk, -ˈfeɪ dʒɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperphagia

hyperphagia

/ˌhaɪpəˈfeɪdʒɪə/
noun
1.
(psychol) compulsive overeating over a prolonged period
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