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Noun: bulimia  boo'lee-mee-u or boo'li-mee-u [N. Amer], bû'li-mee-u or byoo'li-mee-u [Brit]
  1. A disorder of eating seen among young women who go on eating binges and then feel guilt and depression and self-condemnation
    - binge-eating syndrome
  2. Pathologically insatiable hunger (especially when caused by brain lesions)

Derived forms: bulimias

Type of: eating disorder, hunger, hungriness

Encyclopedia: Bulimia