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ANOREXIA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does anorexia mean? 

ANOREXIA (noun)
  The noun ANOREXIA has 1 sense:

1. a prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite

  Familiarity information: ANOREXIA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANOREXIA (noun)


Sense 1anorexia [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("anorexia" is a kind of...):

eating disorder (a disorder of the normal eating routine)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "anorexia"):

anorexia nervosa ((psychiatry) a psychological disorder characterized by somatic delusions that you are too fat despite being emaciated)


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