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eating disordernoun [C]

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a ​mentalillness in which ​peopleeatfar too little or ​far too much ​food and are ​unhappy with ​theirbodies
(Definition of eating disorder from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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eating disordernoun [C]

 /ˈi·t̬ɪŋ dɪsˌɔr·dər/
medical an ​illnessinvolving the ​amount of ​food a ​personeats, such as ​bulimia (​nervosa) or ​anorexia (​nervosa)
(Definition of eating disorder from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “eating disorder”
in Chinese (Simplified) 饮食失调症,进食障碍…
in Turkish yemek yiyememe rahatsızlığı, düzenli yemek yiyememe…
in Russian нарушение питания…
in Chinese (Traditional) 飲食失調症,進食障礙…
in Polish zaburzenie łaknienia…
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