bu·lim·ia

noun \bü-ˈlē-mē-ə, byü-, -ˈli-\

Definition of BULIMIA

1: an abnormal and constant craving for food
2: a serious eating disorder that occurs chiefly in females, is characterized by compulsive overeating usually followed by self-induced vomiting or laxative or diuretic abuse, and is often accompanied by guilt and depression —called also bulimia nervosa
 
Bulimia often goes unnoticed because a person can have bulimia but still maintain their normal weight, unlike anorexia.
 
 
 
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