Meaning of bulimia
Pronunciation: (by-lim'ē-u, -lē'mē-u, b-, bu-), [key]
- Also calledabnormally voracious appetite or unnaturally constant hunger.
- Also calleda habitual disturbance in eating behavior mostly affecting young women of normal weight, characterized by frequent episodes of grossly excessive food intake followed by self-induced vomiting to avert weight gain. Cf. anorexia nervosa.
- bulimia (Thesaurus)