binge-purge syndrome

binge′-purge′ syn`drome
n.
psi
bulimia 1)

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • binge-purge syndrome — Bulimia Bu*lim i*a (b[u^]*l[i^]m [i^]*[.a]), Bulimy Bu li*my, n. [NL. bulimia, fr. Gr. boylimi a, lit., ox hunger; boy^s ox + limo s hunger: cf. F. boulimie.] 1. (Med.) A disease in which there is a perpetual and insatiable appetite for food; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • binge-purge syndrome — noun a disorder of eating in which the person alternates between strong craving for food and aversion to food; characterized by excessive eating followed by periods of fasting or self induced vomiting • Syn: ↑bulimarexia, ↑binge vomit syndrome,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • binge-purge syndrome — /binj perrj / bulimia. * * * …   Universalium

  • binge-purge syndrome — see bulimia …   Medical dictionary

  • binge–purge syndrome — see bulimia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • binge-vomit syndrome — noun a disorder of eating in which the person alternates between strong craving for food and aversion to food; characterized by excessive eating followed by periods of fasting or self induced vomiting • Syn: ↑bulimarexia, ↑binge purge syndrome,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • eating disorder — noun a disorder of the normal eating routine • Hypernyms: ↑disorder, ↑upset • Hyponyms: ↑anorexia, ↑pica, ↑bulimarexia, ↑binge purge syndrome, ↑binge vomit syndrome, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • disease — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Condition of ill health Nouns 1. disease, illness, sickness, ailment, ailing; morbidity, infirmity, ailment, indisposition; complaint, disorder, malady; functional disorder. 2. condition, affliction,… …   English dictionary for students

  • bulima nervosa — noun a disorder of eating in which the person alternates between strong craving for food and aversion to food; characterized by excessive eating followed by periods of fasting or self induced vomiting • Syn: ↑bulimarexia, ↑binge purge syndrome,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bulimia — An insatiable appetite, often interrupted by periods of anorexia. Bulimia is a psychological disorder that can be accompanied by self induced * * * SYN: b. nervosa. [G. bous, ox, + limos, hunger] b. nervosa a chronic morbid disorder involving… …   Medical dictionary

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