Meaning of “bulimia (nervosa)” in the English Dictionary

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"bulimia (nervosa)" in American English

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bulimia (nervosa)noun [ U ]

us /buˈli·mi·ə (nərˈvoʊ·sə), -ˈlɪm·i·ə/ medical

a condition in which a person eats extremely large amounts of food in a short time and then vomits intentionally:

Bulimia is really an eating disorder, and it affects mostly females.

(Definition of “bulimia (nervosa)” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)