anorexia (nervosa) Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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anorexia (nervosa)noun [U]

 us   /ˌæn·əˈrek·si·ə (nɜrˈvoʊ·sə)/ medical
an illness often resulting in dangerous weight loss, in which a person, usually a girl or woman, refuses to eat enough over a long period of time
anorexic
adjective  us   /ˌæn·əˈrek·sɪk/
a recovering anorexic teenager
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