anorexia

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English[edit]

Anorexic patient, from medical journal Nouvelle Iconographie de la Salpêtrière (1900)

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From Ancient Greek ἀνορεξία(anorexía), from ἀν-(an-, without) + ὄρεξις(órexis, appetite).

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anorexia ‎(countable and uncountable, plural anorexias)

  1. Loss of appetite, especially as a result of disease.
  2. Anorexia nervosa.

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anorexia f ‎(plural anorexias)

  1. anorexia

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Portuguese[edit]

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anorexia f (plural anorexias)

  1. anorexia

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Spanish[edit]

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anorexia f ‎(plural anorexias)

  1. anorexia

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