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

EtymologyEdit

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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GalicianEdit

NounEdit

anorexia f (plural anorexias)

  1. anorexia

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

anorexia f (plural anorexias)

  1. anorexia

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

anorexia f (plural anorexias)

  1. anorexia

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